Malti Lakhanpal

March 21, 1950June 21, 2018

In loving memory of a beautiful wife and mother

Malti Lakhanpal was born in the city of Simla to father, Raj Bansi Lal Mehta and mother, Krishna Mehta.

She enjoyed her childhood among her sisters and brother and was raised according to our Hindu Culture in a large family.

They moved to Chandigarh where she finished her education at the Government College of Art for women with a M.S. in Fine Arts.

After marriage she migrated to the U.S.A and joined her husband Mr. Dinesh Lakhanpal and had her only daughter , Saloni.

Malti Lakhanpal left for the heavenly abode on June 21st. 2018.

She is survived by her loving husband, Dinesh Lakhanpal, daughter Saloni Lamba and son in law Amit Lamba and his family. She is lovingly survived by her grandson Kiyan Lamba. She also leaves behind her family, brother in law Chamanlal and wife Sunita Lakhanpal, sister in-law Shanti Lakhanpal and nieces Meenu, Chani, Priya and their entire families. Vishwa & Anita Lakhanpal and their son Shawn Lakhanpal. Her forever loving sisters Veena Mehta, Anita Mehta and daughter Ashna, Rama Asnani with her husband Sheru Asnani and their daughters, Jessica, Jennifer and Kim, brother in law, Amit Bhatia and his children Sheetal and Nitin Bhatia, her nephews, Vick and Shelly Vij, the sons of her eldest sister Usha and the children of her elder brother, Pankaj Mehta his son and daughters, Raju, Chandini and Shaloo.

Malti was truly passionate and very dedicated to the Indo-American community. She was a great inspiration for all. She is the founder of Hindu Temple Chatsworth, Diwali Festival in the Valley and she created the Children’s day celebration to recognize all Indo-American Children on this day. The Festival of lights and Children’s day was celebrated every year from 1999 to 2014.

Malti was the organizer of all functions in the Hindu temple and ensured that it was taken care of appropriately with other devotees on a daily and monthly basis.

She was very spiritual and a blessed lady. Her loss is the loss of our entire community. She cared and helped everybody: children, mothers, animals and those who were in need.

We love her dearly and will live in her memory.

With love and heartfelt sorrow,

Dinesh Lakhanpal, Saloni, Amit and Kiyan Lamba

Services will be performed by: Pandit Arun Dwivedi

Shanti Path and Bhajans

Immediately after the cremation will be held at:



  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Witness Cremation Thursday, June 28, 2018

Malti Lakhanpal

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