The New Year Honours lists 2015, published today, recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.
The annual New Year’s honor’s list of the UK government included 5 Singhs for their hard work and dedication in the United Kingdom. The list includes The new knights, dames, MBEs and OBEs in the UK and overseas, plus military and police honours.
Proving that age isn’t a barrier to outstanding accomplishments, a British Empire Medal (BEM) is recommended for 103-year-old runner Fauja Singh. He is a keen charity supporter and champion for Age UK, and is widely recognised as the oldest marathon runner in the world.
The Singhs are:
Under OBE category:
Dr Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia. For services to Interfaith and Community Cohesion
Surat Singh Sangha. Managing director Asiana Ltd. For services to
Gurmel Singh Kandola. Chief executive National Sikh Museum, Derby. For services to the community. (London)
Surinder Pal Singh Khurana. Volunteer Humberside Police. For services to the community In North East Lincolnshire. (Grimsby, Lincolnshire)
Fauja Singh. Marathon Runner. For services to Sport and Charity. (London)