Death of Varinder Singh Oberoi

Sydney, Australia, 6 June 2017 –


ਜੇਹਾ ਚੀਰੀ ਲਿਖਿਆ ਤੇਹਾ ਹੁਕਮੁ ਕਮਾਹਿ ॥
As Decree is issued by lord(Waheguru), so is His Command obeyed.
ਘਲੇ ਆਵਹਿ ਨਾਨਕਾ ਸਦੇ ਉਠੀ ਜਾਹਿ ॥੧॥
Those who are sent, come, O Nanak; when they are called back, they depart and go. ||1||
Raag Sarang Guru Angad Sahib ji

 On May 27, 2017, S. Varinder Singh Oberoi, a member of the Sikh Helpline Advisory Council left for the heavenly abode while he was visiting Malaysia. He was 53.

Varinder Singh ji was born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir where he had his schooling and university. He was a Law graduate and a successful lawyer in Kashmir and New Delhi High Court, respectively, before he shifted to Sydney, Australia.Varinder got married to Harsharan Kaur, in 1995 in Sydney, setting an example of a successful, “made for each other” couple in Sydney.Varinder worked at various levels in Public service including Director at Australian Tax Office and AFP.  Smiling Varinder was a face in the crowd, who created a legacy, friendship and his own imprint where ever he worked.

A smiling personality, always ready to support anyone at any time. He has two lovely daughters, Sareena and Ashreena, both studying.

Varinder SIngh Oberoi

Varinder Singh ji joined Sikh Helpline in Advisory Position early in its inception and saw it develop into Australia wide organisation.  “Varinder Singh Ji was only a phone call away whenever we needed his advice and helped selflessly to create an environment where people could reach out in their time of need” said Director Jashanpreet Singh “Varinder Singh Ji’s death is a tragic loss for all of us, the SikhHelpline and the community,”

The SikhHelpline Team extends its deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues.

Bogh of Akhand path will take place on June 11 Sunday 2-4 PM at Glenwood Gurudwara Sahib, Sydney.

About SikhHelpline
The ‘SIKH HELPLINE’ is Australia-wide confidential support service where anyone can get help, advice, counselling and information on various issues. An initiative of RED KHANDA Inc. (Registered Charity ABN 29 245 785 739) to help the community in addressing a range of issues faced in the present age.

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