It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Sardar Jayant Singh Kalotra on December 21, 2012. He passed away with humility, dignity and peace surrounded by family and the comfort of prayers at the age of 73 in acceptance of God’s will. Loving husband of 46 years of Amrit Kalotra (nee Jaspal), beloved father of Indira Kaur and Ajay Singh and his wife Sangita Kaur, proud grandfather of Meghan Kaur, Armaan Singh, Sahiba Kaur, and Arjan Singh. Precious son of the late Zorawar Singh and Jai Kaur and loving son-in-law of late Sardar Jaswant Singh and Lakhvir Kaur, Sardar Jayant Singh Kalotra was born on October 15, 1939. He was a Chartered and Cost Accountant by profession, and served as the Director and Chief Financial Officer of Metal Box India Private Limited in Calcutta, India till 1984 when he moved with his family to the Washington DC area. He founded International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) and traveled to 52 countries to provide advice on economic and private sector development over a 25 year period. He was an industry leader for increasing opportunities for small businesses in US federal government contracting. Sardar Jayant Singh Kalotra, a true Khalsa, lived in prayer, enjoyed listening to kirtan; guiding his children; indulging his grandchildren; playing badminton and golf; watching sports; and keeping current on world affairs.
The family will receive visitors at our home between 4 and 6 pm on Saturday, December 22, 2012 and Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 1449 Woodhurst Boulevard, McLean, Virginia 22102.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 24, 2012 at 11:30 am at National Memorial Park at 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042 (phone 703-560-4400).
In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations can be made in the name of Jayant Singh Kalotra to “Life with Cancer” (8411 Pennel Street, Fairfax, Virginia 22031
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