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Dr Indarjit Singh

Director, Network of Sikh Organisations (UK)




Dr Indarjit Singh

 

Dr Indarjit Singh is a nationally recognised journalist and broadcaster. He is a frequent contributor to the Times, Guardian, Independent and other newspapers and magazines in the UK and abroad. He is a regular contributor to ‘ Thought for the Day’ on Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme and ‘Pause for Thought’ on Radio 2.

Dr Singh is the most widely known voice of the UK Sikh community. He edits the highly respected ‘Sikh Messenger’ and is Director of the Network of Sikh Organisations (UK), which has more than 80 affiliates. He regularly represents Sikhs at the Commonwealth Service, the Annual Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph and on similar civic occasions. He is also a leading figure in the national and international inter faith movement, a Patron of the World Congress of Faiths and an Executive Committee member of the Inter Faith Network UK (and one of its founder members and first officers).

In 1989, Dr Indarjit Singh became the first non- Christian to be awarded the UK Templeton Prize ‘for the furtherance of spiritual and ethical understanding’. In 1991 he received the Inter faith Medallion for services to religious broadcasting. He was awarded the OBE in June 1996.


 


Conference Supporters
Media Diversity Institute
OneWorld.net
The Newspaper Society
"Religious belief is among the most fundamental to human beings. The media must play a role in ensuring that everyone has the freedom to pursue that belief where it leads."

Milica Pesic, Director
"OneWorld, a global online media network based on values of humanity and justice, is pleased to support the national conference on the media and a multi faith society."


Miles Litvinoff, Programme Manager

"The Newspaper Society, the voice of Britain’s regional press, is delighted to support the national conference on the media and a multi faith society."


Lynne Anderson, Communications Director

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Jennette Arnold

"This conference is so important. I hope it will open up a full debate on how we can stop the spread of division and fear and instead harness the immense power of the media to promote cultural and religious diversity as a positive benefit for our society."

Jennette Arnold, Londonwide Assembly Member and
Chair of the Cultural Strategy Group for London