GIANI SANT SINGH MASKEEN JI
We salute Panth Rattan Giani Sant Singh Maskeen Ji who dedicated his whole life to preaching Gurbani and the Guru’s divine message to the Sikh Panth throughout the world. The formation of Sikh Missionary Society of USA was inspired and ecouraged by Giani Maskeen Ji.
BHAI JAGJIT SINGH
President and Head Priest
Bhai Jagjit Singh has been preaching Gurbani and performing Kirtan throughout the Bay Area and Central Valley since 1986. He served as the Head Priest and Head Raagi at Gurdwara Sahib Fremont (Sikh Temple Fremont) from 1986 to 1999.
Before coming to California, he served as the Head Priest and Head Raagi in Nairobi, Kenya from 1981 to 1986 at Sikh Temple Pangani Nairobi in East Africa. From 1977 to 1981, Bhai Jagjit Singh served as the Head Priest and Head Raagi at Gurdwara Patshahi Dasvi (10th) in Sector 8-C Chandigarh, India. He also served under SGPC Sikh Mission Center in Hapur and Meerut U.P. Bhai Jagjit Singh received his training (class of 1974) from Shahid Sikh Missionary College Amritsar (SGPC). He received formal training in Sikh History and Gurbani under Principal Harbhajan Singh Ji and semi-classical Gurbani Kirtan under Professor Avtar Singh Naaz. He received training in classical vocal from the late Ustad Salamat Ali Khan and his son Ustad Shafqat Ali Khan.