Chandigarh, August 29
A Punjab-born restaurateur has been making waves in Norway for the previous 40 years, serving Indian conventional dishes with genuine elements and profitable hearts.
“Forty years ago Gurdial Singh from Kapurthala opened the first Indian restaurant in Norway. He taught me and other Norwegians to love Indian food,” former UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim mentioned in a tweet on Saturday.
“Now his family runs some of the world’s best Indian restaurants. Enjoy tastes of incredible food,” he added.
The former Norwegian diplomat, politician and setting minister, who says he’s impressed by the life and ideas of Mahatma Gandhi within the world battle towards local weather change, performed a vital function in 2018 because the UN Environment chief in convincing India to part out single-use plastics by 2022, a significant achievement in his campaign towards plastic air pollution.
40 years in the past Gurdial Singh from Kapurthala opened the primary Indian 🇮🇳 restaurant in Norway 🇳🇴. He taught me and different Norwegians to like Indian meals. Now his household runs a few of the world’s greatest Indian eating places.
— Erik Solheim (@ErikSolheim) August 29, 2020
Restaurateur Gurdial Singh got here to Oslo in 1982, and started popularising Indian delicacies by founding the Maharaja Restaurant.
His son, Baljit Singh Padda, created ‘Listen to Baljit’ that donates meals to youngsters in lots of nations. IANS