FRONTLINE workers in the West of Glasgow have been left "delighted" after the Central Gurdwara Singh Sabha donated 150 meals in one day.

The Sikh community of Glasgow have been cooking up a storm as they continue to prepare homemade pizzas, curries and pakora for frontline workers across the city.

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Police officers in Partick and nurses and doctors at the Gartnavel Hospital were one of many key workers to receive the delicious goods as Central Gurdwara Singh Sabha Glasgow donated 550 meals across the city in one week. 

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Paman Singh, a member of the community said: "Everything we donate is fresh and homemade every day.

"We though it was important to include the police too because they are also out on the frontline risking their lives and don’t really get the recognition they deserve.
"Partick Police Station and they were absolutely delighted with their pakora.

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“I think frontline workers have been really taken aback and overwhelmed. Even though it’s such a small gesture in our minds it really matters to them.

“They’re facing PPE shortages, double shifts, childcare issues. It brings home that they’re appreciated.”

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The Gurdwara, which does not seek donations, has decided to help our frontline workers on top of its usual agenda of feeding the city's homeless on a weekly basis.
Paman added: "Ordinarily we go out and feed the homeless every week anyway, so it’s just another small step for us.

"It’s the least we can do at the moment. They’re giving far more than what we ever could, this is a token gesture. 

"They’re going out and risking everything for all of us, it’s just a tiny token of our appreciation. 
"We could never really repay them."

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Central Gurdwara Singh Sabha Glasgow has also donated the homemade meals to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Royal Infirmary, the Royal Alexandria in Paisley and Larbert hospital. 

Paman said: "It’s much wider than religion, it’s not a case of, we are Sikhs and we are giving out food. It’s just the right thing to do during these times."

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