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Gold Medal Recipients

chandigarh Updated: Feb 09, 2014 11:12 IST

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Businessmen

* Inder Singh Gill, an industrialist


* SS Gupta, a businessman in Mbarara


* Makhan Singh, the lion hunter and a pioneer Asian in Mbarara for his services to the government as a transporter


* Prelhad Singh Grewal, a saw miller whose timber was used to build towns in Uganda


* Daljit Singh Mangat, a wholesale businessman and long haul transporter


* Bakshish Singh Atwal – Atwal Road Gulu – a pioneer businessman in Gulu


* Hazara Singh, a pioneer businessman in Kabale



Politicians

* Gurdial Singh, an advocate, a think tank of the UPC and Uganda’s former high commissioner to India


* Pritam Singh, former mayor of Mbale


* Parminder Singh Katongole, the first Sikh MP albeit for short period



Civil Servants

* TS Chowdhary, former senior superintendent of works with the ministry of works,


recipient of Uganda’s independence medal and recipient of Uganda’s 50 years’ Independence Gold medal for his services to the country


* Kishan Singh Basson, superintendent of works with the ministry of works and recipient of British Empire Medal for his services to Uganda


* Gurbachan Singh Sandhu, a senior accountant with the Ministry of Works


* Gurbachan Singh, former deputy auditor general of Uganda



Judiciary

* Joginder Singh Mangat, a former civil servant and registrar and chief cashier of High Court Uganda



Doctors

* Dr Barkat Singh Bakshi of Mbarara, and one of the oldest doctors in Uganda


* Dr HS Gupta, for his free service to poor patients in Mbarara


* Dr.Swaran Singh Basson, a gynaecologist at Mulago Hospital



Police

* Manohar Singh Sandhu, recipient of Queen’s police medal, Uganda’s Independence medal and one of the most senior police officers in Uganda in the 1970s


* Ajmer Singh Matharu, assistant superintendent of police for being a versatile police officer, an international hockey coach and umpire and former Uganda’s Olympic hockey player.



Academic

* Justice Anup Singh Choudry , a scientist, lawyer, a judge, an International auditor in quality control, an International auditor in Environment and a writer of several books as well as the editor of the Sikh Centenary Celebrations magazine



Post and telecommunications

* Sarabjit Singh Ahluwalia, senior assistant Post office controller for East Africa



Contractors who build Uganda

* Bawa Singh Bharaj


* Kehar Singh Kalsi


* Didar Singh Sondh


* Charan Singh Lotay


* Karam Singh Bharaj



Engineers

* Pyara Singh Hunjan


* Ram Singh


* Avtar Singh Marwaha



Headmaster

* J J Singh of Soroti Primary School



Artist

* Ranjit Kaur Dogra



Sports

* Harjit Kaur Sandhu, Captain of Uganda and East African hockey team that won Asian Hockey Tournament in the 1960s


* Dr. Ranjit Singh of Masaka, a doctor and an accomplished golfer


* Amarjit Singh Sandhu, youngest Olympic hockey player


* Rajinder Singh Sandhu, captain Uganda Olympic hockey team


* Malkit Singh Sondh, Uganda Olympic hockey player


* Hardev Singh Sandhu, Uganda Olympic hockey player


* Jasbir Singh Sandhu, Uganda’s Olympic hockey player.


* Ajaib Singh Matharu, Uganda’s Olympic hockey player