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Verpal Singh

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Deputy  B Kaur
Profession  Publisher
Party  New Zealand Labour Party
Residence  Papatoetoe, Auckland
Role  Publisher
Spouse(s)  B Kaur
Name  Verpal Singh
Political party  Labour
Religion  Sikh

Verpal Singh
Born  March 13, 1974 (age 41) Punjab, India (1974-03-13)

Verpal Singh heads The Sikh Centre, a not-for-profit organisation engaged in promoting greater interaction between Sikhs and the wider New Zealand community. He also runs a small publishing company specialising in niche areas.



He is a writer, with a novel and a book of analytical essays in the pipeline. Through the Sikh Centre, he has been involved in running three annual competitions in the field of Painting, Short Story Writing, and traditional Punjabi embroidery art of Phulkari. He is an active participant in the ongoing inter-faith dialogue amongst various faith communities of New Zealand. Verpal Singh is a keen student of history, especially religious history.

Works and publications

Verpal Singh has contributed editorially or contributed a chapter to the following books produced by various publishing agencies.

  • Sikhism and Civilisation
  • Author: Daljit Singh; ISBN 81-85815-12-7

  • Dynamics of Sikh Revolution
  • Author: Jagjit Singh; ISBN 81-85815-13-5

  • History of the Sikhs and Their Religion
  • Editor: Kharak Singh; ISBN 81-8092-001-1

  • Thoughts of Bhai Ardaman Singh
  • Editor: Kharak Singh; ISBN 81-85815-11-9

  • Who are the Sikhs?
  • Author: Gurbaksh Singh; Publisher: SGPC, Amritsar

  • We are not Symbols
  • Author: Harjot Oberoi; Publisher: Institute of Sikh Studies, Chandigarh

  • Teaching Sikh Heritage to the Youth
  • Author: Gurbaksh Singh; Publisher: Institute of Sikh Studies, Chandigarh

  • Khalsa and the 21st Century
  • Editor: Kharak Singh; Publisher: Institute of Sikh Studies, Chandigarh

  • Dairying and Farm Diversification
  • Author: GBS Kahlon; Publisher: Punjab Institute for Sustainable Development, Ludhiana

    In addition, he has published essays and research articles in AEN Journal, Abstracts of Sikh Studies and The Sikh Review amongst others.


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