Dear Fellow Cottonians
We are saddened to know that ANIL SIKAND passed-on at New Delhi India
today 27th [correction] 26th August 2013 in the evening. Anil had been unwell and in hospital after he had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage; we hear that he had been released from hospital today but collapsed soon after.
ANIL SIKAND (Curzon 1947 – 1957)
Anil Sikand S/O Late Shri H. D. Sikand was the eldest of three Sikand brothers who studied in Bishop Cotton School. His early education was at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla. He was School Captain, member of Spartan Club, Full School Awardee, Marathon winner and won Irwin Divinity prize in 1957. In 1956 he was the House Captain of Curzon House, won Victor ludorium (Swimming). He was also member of cricket and soccer school teams. After passing out from Bishop Cotton School, Anil Sikand completed his graduation from Delhi University and later did Automobile Engineering from England. He took part in many car rallies. He was a successful businessman. He had houses in New Delhi and Solan, and always enjoyed talking to his family and his friends about his time in BCS.
Anil Sikand passed away on August 26, 2013, and he is deeply missed by OC’s, his wife Geeta, son Vikram and daughter Indira. He will be remembered with sincere gratitude by all the Old Cottonians.
Col R. Dewan / Secretary OCA India
UPDATE for 28th AUGUST 2013 –
The Prayer Meet for Anil Sikand will take place 5-6 PM on Tuesday 3rd September 2013, at:
CHINMAYA MISSION HALL,
89 Lodhi Road,
New Delhi 11003 India