Lt. General Jagjit Singh Aurora, Ex. MP of Rajya Sabha, PVSM, Padma Bhushan and liberator of Bangladesh joint hands with S. Ranjit Singh OBE and established Sikh Forum International in 1985 with the help of other likeminded Sikhs under patronage of Lord John Stevens QPM and A.S. Dassan. Before the establishment of the Forum, General Aurora was an active member of Citizens Justice committee which provided Pro-Bono assistance to the Sikh Victims of 1984 genocide of Sikhs, who were attacked or killed by mobs orchestrated by the Congress party in New Delhi, following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her bodyguards.
At the time of General Aurora’s death on 3rd May 2005 Mr. Morshed Khan, the then Bangladeshi Foreign Minister stated: “Aurora will be remembered in the history of Bangladesh for his contribution during our war of liberation in 1971, when he led the allied forces.”
At Present Mr. Ranjit Singh OBE of RK Group of Companies of London is the President of the Sikh Forum International.