As the unrelenting rain over the last few days caused flash floods in several areas in Klang Valley, two Gurdwaras (place of assembly and worship for Sikhs) coordinated a massive operation to cook and deliver more than 50,000 meals in 3 days.
Hearing the plight of the thousands stranded and having their homes and possessions lost to the floods, the PJ and Shah Alam Gurdwaras sprung into action.
Earning praise from netizens, people are saying this is what “Keluarga Malaysia” actually means. These Gurdwaras managed to gather hundreds of people of all races, religions and creeds to help with their relief effort.
Social media has been buzzing over the efficiency and capability of these Gurdwaras to feed thousands. These Langgar or free meals, are vegetarian and halal, were delivered in bulk to the worst hit areas. However they are still in need of volunteers to help with those with four-wheel drive vehicles that can assist to transport the food to flood-hit areas.
According to NST, the Shah Alam Gurdwara has opened up accommodation on the first floor of its premises for all those affected by the ongoing floods.
Anyone needing accommodation or other assistance can contact the following area representatives:
Port Klang – Amarjit Singh at 012-6107541.
Klang – Santokh Singh at 019-2108137.
Shah Alam and Setia Alam – Belbir Singh at 012-3790124.
Petaling Jaya – Kuldip Singh at 012-2974136.
General assistance – Malkith Singh at 012-2880557.
The Shah Alam is also in urgent need for volunteers as they need people to pack food and help with cutting of vegetables. Contact numbers are: