WELL-KNOWN Punjabi journalist Sukhminder Singh Cheema, who had been an editor of several Punjabi newspapers (including the Indo-Canadian Awaaz, Chardi Kala and Punjabi Tribune) as well as a talk show host for a number of radio stations in the Lower Mainland, has passed away.
Cheema also wrote for newspapers in Punjab.
Cheema leaves behind his wife, Gurdeep Kaur Cheema, son Sahibjot Singh Cheema and daughter Manhargeet Kaur Cheema.
Cheema was known for his fearlessness and his news sources all around the world.
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.