Why Raman will always know which team his father supports
Saturday, November 19, 2011 Derby Telegraph
A PROUD Derbeian, who was one of the driving forces behind the Brain Clough and Peter Taylor statue at Pride Park, has named his newborn son Raman – after the team he loves.
Kalwinder Singh Dhindsa and wife Ravinder, of Littleover, said that there were a number of reasons behind choosing the name but the main one was the connection of "Ram" to Derby.
Little Raman was born weighing 7lbs 4ozs at Royal Derby Hospital on November 12.
Kalwinder, 32, said: "My main reason for going with it was because of the Derby connection.
"You have the Rams, who I support, of course, and the link with Private Derby, the Swaledale ram, who is the mascot of the 2nd Mercian Battalion, Derby's infantry regiment.
"But another really important reason was that my late father, Mohinder Singh Dhindsa, was originally from a village in Nawanshahr, Punjab, called Ram Rai Pur.