Indian Recreation Club Committee year 2019-2020

Mr. Jagrup Singh Dhillon


Mr. Gurmit Singh

Vice President

Dr. Pradip Putatunda

Hon. Treasurer

M.Com; LL.B; C.A.I.I.B; C.L.W; Ph.D

A club member over 25 years and member of the general committee for last 15 years. Dr. Putatunda is the Executive Director and Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Research and Government Policy Studies, Hong Kong. He is also acting as Advisor of the Centre for Asian and African Studies, Hong Kong.  Dr. Putatunda is an ex-banker. He has written two books entitled ‘CHINA PERSPECTIVES’ and ‘CHINA AND THE WTO: RESHAPING THE WORLD ECONOMY’.

Mr. Jagmeet Makkar

Hon. Secretary


Jagmeet Singh Makkar was first elected as the Honorary Secretary of the IRC Indian in 2016 and thereafter in 2018.

Jagmeet has been living in Hong Kong for more than 23 years and is a senior member of the Club.

Further details about Jagmeet’s background can be found at

He looks forward to continue serving the Club and the members, while endeavoring to grow the membership of the Club.

Mr. Sarinder Dillon

House Convenor

A Club Member since 1978. Member of the General Committee since 1992/93. Served in various capacities, including Hon. Secretary 2009/2014 and President 2014/2018.

Mr. Billy Dillon

F&B Convenor

Member of General Committee for over 10 years.

Mr. Arshinder Pal Singh Grewal

Lawn Bowls Convenor

Senior member of IRC.

Mr. A.R. Karamdin

Badminton Convenor

Served in the General Committee for over 40 years. Represented the Club in Hockey, Softball and Lawn

Mr. Edwin Leung

Grounds Convenor

Mr. M Ali

Car Park Convenor

Happy to be moving into the 41st year of membership of the Club and to see it grow from modest beginnings to a well-respected sports and social club in the hub of the city.

Have been contributing in a very small way as the Car Park Convenor and learning from senior members on the running of the club and to meet members requirements.

Mr. Syed M Agha

Cricket Convenor

I’ve been a member ever since I moved to Hong Kong, and for the last 3 years or so, I’ve been the cricket convenor of the club.

Mr. Dawood Khan

Newspaper Convenor

Mr. Paul Kohli

Tennis Convenor

Mr. Bhupiender Singh

Hockey Convenor

Bachelor of Arts.
Worked for British Army Police.
Committee for 9 years as hockey convenor, grounds convenor and social convenor.
Board Member of Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple Hong Kong

Mr. HS Sarau

Social Convenor

Sub Committees
Mr. Sarinder Dillon
Members Mr. Harry Sarau
Mr. Billy Dillon
Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Mr. Edwin Leung
Convenor Mr. Edwin Leung
Members Mr. Sarinder Dillon
Mr. So Kang Kwan
Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Mr. Harry Sarau
Convenor Mr. A R Karamdin
Members Mr. Harry Sarau
Mr. Dawood Khan
Mr. Au Siu Kan
Mr. Cheng Pak Chai
Convenor Mr. Paul Kohli
Members Mr. Billy Dillon
Mr. Edwin Leung
Mr. Sarinder Dillon
Mr. A.P.S. Grewal
Mr. Kelvin Cheung
Mr. Thomas Leung
Convenor Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Members Mr. J. S. Dhillon
Mr. Edwin Leung
Mr. Micheal Wong
Mr. William Lee
Ms. Peggy Ma
Ms. Ivy Yung
Convenor Mr. Harry Sarau
Vice-Chairman Ms. Harpal Dillon
Members Mr. Kishu Malchanidani
Mr. Arshinder Grewal
Mr. Bhupiender Singh
NOTE:  The President, Vice President, Hon. Secretary and the Hon. Treasurer are ex-officio members of all the Sub-Committees.
Roll of Honor
1917-1925 Mr. J. H. N. Mody
1925-1926 Mr. U. Rumjahn
1926-1949 Mr. Abbas el Arculli
1949-1950 Mr. Osman R. Sadick
1950-1951 Mr. J.M.A. Ramjahn
1951-1964 Mr. Abbas el Arculli
1964-1966 Mr. H.T. Barma
1966-1968 Mr. J.S. Ackber
1968-1972 Mr. Osman R. Sadick
1972-1974 Mr. M.B. Hassan
1974-1976 Mr. O.R. Sadick
1976-2002 Mr. A.B. Moosdeen
2002-2004 Mr. G. Hyder
2004-2014 Mr. Gurmit Singh
2014 – 2017 Mr. Sarinder Dillon
2017 – Present Mr. J.S. Dhillon