MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Nassau County Legislature approved on Sep 24, an appointment by County Executive Ed Mangano of Sharanjit Singh Thind as Commissioner of Nassau County Commission on Human Rights.
Commenting on the appointment, Zahid Syed, Chairman of the commission said, “Nassau county is home to many communities and with this appointment, County executive has delivered again on his promise of representation to all communities in his administration”. “As a fellow South Asian, I feel pride of the appointment and congratulate Sharanjit on his new appointment.
“After the God almighty, I am thankful to County Executive Ed Mangano & Chairman Zahid Syed for their trust in me and assure to perform this challenging task with the best of my abilities” remarked Sharanjit after his appointment.
Sharanjit, who owns a Media company and real estate business on Long Island is a long time resident of Nassau County, Long Island. He has been actively involved in Social &community affairs as well as matters of importance to the community. After the tragic shootout at Wisconsin Sikh Temple, Sharanjit helped community leaders & activists organize an interfaith prayer with Nassau Human Rights commission.
Nassau County is located immediately east of New York City in the U.S. state of New York, within the New York Metropolitan Area & is home to a population of 1,339,532. Forbes magazine’s American Community Survey named Nassau County as one of the richest counties in America. The survey also named Nassau County the number one richest county per capita in the State of New York.