Saturday, October 28, 2017


New Delhi, October 28:  On the first death anniversary of Manmeet Alisher, the Australian government today opened a park on his name and named it ‘Manmeet Paradise’ in Brisbane.  Prominent personalities of the society including Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham, Chairman of Brisbane  Council Angela Owen, Member Parliament Brisbane, local Ministers, S. Manjinder Singh Sirsa General Secretary the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC), Mr. Winnerjit Singh Goldy former Vice Chairman PRTC and other prominent were present on the occasion.

On the occasion family members of Manmeet Alisher including his father Mr. Ram Sarup Alisher, brother Amit Alisher, sister  Rupinder and Aman were also present.

A special book has been placed in the park in which life sketch of Manmeet Alisher has been described.

Earlier Akhand Path Sahib was performed in Gurudwara Guru Nanak Sikh Temple Inala Brisbane where the dignitaries paid rich tributes to him.

Addressing the gathering on the occasion S. Manjinder Singh Sirsa paid tributes to him on behalf of S. Sukhbir Singh Badal President the Shiromani Akali Dal and former Deputy Chief Minister Punjab. He thanked Austria government and people of Australia for lending support to the family in the hour of crisis. He thanked all the people on behalf of the Indian community. He said that Manmeet Alisher will always be remembered by the people of not only  Australia but whole world for his noble and pious soul and his zeal to work for the humanity.

It is worth mentioning here that Manmeet Alisher was a bus driver and was killed by someone who had thrown a very flammable liquid on him and he died on the spot a year ago. The culprit was arrested and the next hearing in the court is January 11, 2018.  PR

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