The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the passing away of noted educationist, Baba Iqbal Singh Ji.
Iqbal Singh Kingra (1926 – 2022) was an Indian socio-spiritual leader of the Sikh community.
He was the Founder President of The Kalgidhar Trust, The Kalgidhar Society and Baru Sahib.
He was awarded the Sikh Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. In 2018 he was bestowed with Shiromani Panth Rattan (precious jewel of the Sikh community) by Takht Sri Harmandir Ji Patna Sahib.
In 2022, he was conferred with the Padma Shri by the Government Of India for his contributions in the field of social work.
Singh died in Baru Sahib on 29 January 2022, at the age of 95.