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Rajwat Singh United States

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Mother Earth is a gift given to entire humanity. 

This is our responsability, our duty to make sure that Earth survive

Founder and Chairman

Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE)

Dr. Rajwant Singh was born in Calcutta, India, in 1961.  He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and settled in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He completed a Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1989 from the School of Dentistry at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Currently he has two dental offices.

Dr. Singh has been participating in Sikh community affairs since his early youth. He founded the first Sikh youth group in 1980 in Washington.  Dr. Singh is active in peace, justice and religious freedom issues. Dr. Singh also keeps close contact with the Sikh religious and Punjab political leadership.    He is often consulted on many global issues by them.  Dr. Singh has been active on national scene in America. He is the first Sikh leader to be invited to the White House in 1993 by President Clinton.Dr. Singh was also invited by The White House to the National Cathedral to join President Goerge W. Bush in prayer for the victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. He was the first Sikh leader to be invited along with leaders of many different religions to a meeting with Bush immediately after the attack of 9/11 on September 20, 2001. 

Currently, Dr. Singh is Founder and Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE). Founded in 1998, The Sikh Council, based in Washington, serves as a think tank and represents Sikhs in various forums and venues.  As Chairman, Dr. Singh has been invited to the White House, to Congress, the Vatican and by various non-governmental organizations to present the Sikh perspective from the organization’s perception and most recently, since The September 11th Tragedy. The mission of the Sikh Council is to “foster understanding through education and interfaith relations, to promote the concept of community and to work to secure a just society for all.”

 

 

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