Major Brar’s work Keep him alive even after 105!
Major Bakhtwar Singh Brar owns 18000 acres of land in Delano, California where he grows grapes used for making raisins, pistachios, almonds on his farms. And this kept him alive at the age of 105!
Brar is a 105-year-old who actively works with his team. He even celebrated his birthday, doing work at his desk. This man never stopped working for a single day in his life and he explains that is keeping him alive.
Major Brar said, “Activity is life, life is activity. The people that kill time, they kill themselves. Farmers and soldiers never die in bed.”
He was moved to the US in 1980 (at his 68), and then he was recommended to apply for a pension and his reply shocked everyone!
“Thank you very much, Ma’am, I don’t need it,” he said for which she asked, “Why?” “What Have I done for this country, nothing. I don’t want to be a burden here. I will earn it if I need it,” said Brar.
Till then, he started working as a farm worker to earn a pension for himself and his wife. He is overseeing his son’s agricultural company since 2006.
Major Brar said, “A person is never useless in their life, they may go down in performance, but everyone can do something for their country.”