‘Peach king’ Bains passes away in US

‘Peach king’ Bains passes away in US



Tribune Information Service

Bathinda, September 14

Didar Singh Bains, founding father of Gurdwara Yuba Metropolis California, handed away after a protracted sickness within the US.

Bains was often called a “Peach King” of California and was one of many richest Sikh farmers in North America.

He was born in 1939 at Nangal Khurd village in Hoshiarpur district.

He arrived within the US with solely $8 and went on to personal over 40 pockets of land in 13 counties, together with 667 acres of land close to Sacramento Worldwide Airport. He grew to become one of many Northern California’s richest man, having property price USD 50 million. Bains labored as a labourer throughout his preliminary days within the US. He not solely sponsored his circle of relatives members, however numerous different individuals of the area to immigrate to the US since 1960.

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Harjinder Singh Dhami expressed deep grief on the demise of Bains. Expressing condolences to the aggrieved household, Dhami additionally remembered his work of preaching Sikhism within the US.

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh mentioned, “The report of his demise could be very unhappy. Didar Singh Bains was a well-known Sikh chief and an eminent farmer.”


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