Jasvir Singh, The Youngest Sikh to achieve OBE Award for his interfaith work in the United Kingdom

Jasvir Singh
Jasvir Singh, The Youngest Sikh to achieve OBE Award for his interfaith work in the United Kingdom

Jasvir Singh is London based Barrister who made Sikh Community proud in 2017. Jasvir received the valuable honor of Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2017. The award was given by Prince William for his interfaith work at Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom. The young Jasvir made the whole Punjabi community proud across the globe.

The Order of the British Empire (OBE) award is granted by the UK Government for the excellent work in arts, science, public services, and charitable efforts. The OBE award is usually awarded by the current king or queen of the nation, hence Jasvir Singh was rewarded by Prince William.

Jasvir Singh is the youngest Sikh in the world to be honored with such meta. Though Jasvir Singh is born and brought up in London, his roots are from Doaba region of Punjab. Jasvir Singh is the chairperson of Faiths Forum for London, which is an interfaith organization located in London. The organization represents the interests of the 9 major traditions which includes Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh, and Buddhist among others.

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Also, Jasvir Singh is the chairperson of a charity named City Sikhs which deals with the issues of Sikhs in the United Kingdom. City Sikhs promotes youth, women empowerment and improves literacy in society, developing collaborative interfaith initiatives. Likewise, City Sikhs challenges hate crimes as well.

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