A well known Punjabi journalist, Sukhminder Singh Cheema, has passed away.
Not only was he an editor with various Punjabi newspapers like Indi-Canadian Awaaz, Chardi Kala and Punjabi Tribune, but also a talk show host for a number of radio stations in the Lower Mainland.
Sukhminder also wrote for Punjab based newspapers and was known for his fearlessness and his widespread network of news sources.
Cheema leaves behind his wife, Gurdeep Kaur Cheema, son Sahibjot Singh Cheema and daughter Manhargeet Kaur Cheema.
He had not been keeping good health recently, but his death has come as a shock to the Indo-Canadian community in the Lower Mainland.