Gurusamy Intrany – 2016 SG Silent Hero
28 September 2016 • 2 mins read
Pioneers category Winner – 2016
Mdm Gurusamy Intrany, an astrologer, age 65, had to divorce her husband in 1979. As a single parent, she had to raise her 4 children together with her mother-in- law, who was also abandoned by her very own son. Mdm. Intrany was the sole breadwinner, worked in multiple odd jobs just to support her family. In December 2004, tragedy struck as she had to undergo a major complicated bypass surgery. She underwent 3 crucial surgeries in a single day and she survived.
She talks to couples who are on the verge of divorcing and advises them as a result has saved many families from splitting. She donates to old folks homes in Singapore and in India. She visits Tai Pei Old Folks Home and Sree Narayana Mission bringing with her food and gifts. She is always seen buying food and drinks for the poor, disabled or elderly folks. At times, she even goes to the extent of giving them money for their daily needs.
Gurusamy Intrany was nominated for the Pioneers Category for the SSH Awards 2016. She was the selected winner and received award from Guest of Honour: Mr. Ong Ye Kung –Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, at Shangri-La Hotel on 27th September 2016.
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Other 2016 Silent Heroes
Recognising humanity with an award that expresses gratitude of our society for their kindness towards fellow individuals, families, community and environment. Through this award, we look forward to inspiring more to become Silent Heroes. Someday soon, everyone shall be a Silent Hero, not only in Singapore but globally.