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About Datuk Shah Lalchand Ranai

 May 05,2022  admin

Mr. Datuk Shah Lalchand Ranai, DPSM, JP.

Affiliations to Societies, Chamber of Commerce and Premium Social Clubs

1. President of Sindhi Association of Malaysia (SAM) 2014-2021
Longest serving President for the Association more than 13 years.

Sindh’s Association of Malaysia (SAM) was established in 1979 in Malaysia with aims and objectives of fostering goodwill, understanding and good fellowship among the members of the members for better understanding and cooperation. It also promotes the Sindhi culture and language among its members. In addition, SAM also has its aims in upholding our ‘Rukun Negara’. Following are the roles or responsibilities taken in the Sindhi Association of Malaysia

President for he Sindhi Association of Malaysia:

  1. 2019 – 2022 (3years)
  2. 2016 – 2019 (3 years)
  3. 2014 – 2016 (3 years)
  4. 2012 – 2014 (2 years)
  5. 2006 – 2008 (2 years)
  6. 2004 – 2006 (2 years)


Longest serving President for the Sindhi Association until current.

  • Appointed Trustee for Sindhi Association of Malaysia

2. President of Alliance of Global Sindhi Association (AGSA)

Represented the Sindhi for all over the world (Global) and their Association. The population of Hindu Sindhi community around the world (Global) estimate more than 10 million. The first Sindhi Sammelan was held in New Jersey in 1994, it was hosted by Sindhi Association of New Jersey. The second Sammelan was held in New York with a theme, “Investment in Youth” The third was held in Chicago in 1996, the theme was “Year of the Sindhi Women”. In year 2005 the Alliacne hels it`s 1st Sindhi Sammelan outside of USA>The 12th Sindhi Sammelan was held in Mumbai, India. Since the Alliance has held Sammelan in London, Jakarta, Singapore, Indore India, Ahmedabad India with the 21stSammelan held in 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Alliance of Global Sindhi Associations (AGSA)

  1. President 2019 – 2022

  2. Vice-President 2017 – 2019

  3. Hon Joint Treasurer 2015 – 2017

  4. Board of Director 2013-2015


  • Working committee for Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi of India visit Malaysia public event on 22 November 2015
  • Alliance Global Sindhi Association International (AGSA) President, was Vice- President, Hon. Joint Treasurer and Board of Directors. This institution represents Sindhi`s Association around the world
  • Founder of the South East Asia (Sea) Sindhi Games
  • Organizing Chairman of the Sindhi South East Asian Games, 2010, Melaka
  • Chairman for the Sindhi Association of Malaysia`s Directory in year 2006
  • Active in Youth Section of Sindhi Association of Malaysia since 1980`s




Throughout my affiliation with The Sindhi Association of Malaysia (SAM), I have successfully organized the following activities:

  • Organized chairman 21st International Sindhi Sammelan Kuala Lumpur 2014

  • Founder and organized chairman for Malaysia team games in Singapore 2016 and Jakarta 2018

  • Chairman of Millennium Ball in year 2000

  • Chairman of Malaysian Members Directory book and CD-ROM

  • Chairman of Family Day Carnival at Port Dickson

  • Chairman of Cheti-Chand Sindhu New Year nationwide celebrations

  • Chairman of Social Activities Special Committee

  • Various Sub-committee1 advisor

  • Represented SAM and sat in the committee for the Fund-raising Dinner by Malaysians of Northern Indian origin for The Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST University)

  • Represented SAM to participate in various multi-cultural programs in Malaysia organized by MCA, MIC, Indian High Commission and etc.


  1. DPSM (Melaka) – Carries the title Datuk – 2011
  2. Majlis Jaksa Pendamai (Justice of peace (JP) Negeri Melaka AJK council member 2010 – 2012
  3. Alliance of Global Sindhi Association, International (AGSA) – Board of Directors since 2012, joint Treasurer 2015-2017, Vice-president 2017-2019 and President 2019-2022 (This council represent the Sindhi around the world)
  4. Council Member for Malaysia at the International Sindhi Sammelan held in Jakarta, 2010
  5. Member of Indian Chamber of Commerce since 1984
  6. Member of Royal Selangor Club since 1979
  7. Member of Royal Lake Club since 1997
  8. Member of Bukit Beruntung Golf and Country Club since 1996
  9. Global Sindhi Council – Asian Zone since 2008
  10. Chairman Flora Murni Management corporation – since 2013 – 2016
  11. Bharat Ratna Hong Kong Honorary Correspondence for Kuala Lumpur



  1. Jaksa pendamai (J.P) Justice of Peace appointed by the Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Melaka for the state of Melaka in conjunction of His Excellency`s 70th Birthday Celebration
  2. Trustee of Sindhi Association of Malaysia
  3. Honorary Correspondent for Bharat Ratna international Publisher, Hong Kong, since year 1989



  1. Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) International Excellence Award 2015
  2. Awarded with a Plague and presented with a Shawl by the Sindhi Association of Malaysia in appreciation of services as the most outstanding President from the year 2004-2008
  3. Awarded with a Shawl by the Sindhi community in Penang in the year 2007
  4. Awarded with a Shawl by the Sindhi Association of Malaysia for receiving the appointment of Jaksa Pendamai (Justice of Peace) for being the first Sindhi in the community to receive such an appointment in 2009
  5. Awarded many Shawl by the Sindhi community international and locally

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