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The Anglo Sikh Wars: The Battle of Ferozeshah 171st anniversary lecture held at Newarke Houses Museum

A special lecture took place in Leicester on friday 9th December. It was part of a series of events undertaken by the Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) related to the Anglo Sikh Wars which took place between the Sikh empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1849. Daljit Singh Makan The night was hosted by Daljit Singh Makan who ...

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Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics launch

Anglo Sikh Wars project launched Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, 14th October 2016 For many years, the fabled diamond known as the Koh-i-noor has received much interest from both India and the UK. The diamond was taken by the British as part of a treaty initiated after the Anglo Sikh Wars. It is these wars that are a focal point of a ...

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International Sikh Research Conference showcases the depth in global Sikh research.

ISRC 2016 held at the University of Warwick was a major success. The third International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) showcased the research of University students as well as seasoned scholars of the Sikh faith. The conference was convened by Harjinder Singh Lallie (University of Warwick) and Gurinder Singh Mann (Director of the Sikh Museum Initiative). The event followed on from ...

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Rebuttal of Gurdarshan Singh’s attack on Charitropakhayan (Part III)

Continuing from Part II Rebuttal of Gurdarshan Dhillon’s comment about Sikh Scripture Sri Dasam Granth Gurdarshan Dhillon name calls Sri Dasam Granth because of Charitropakhayan. He is totally wrong as he has not understood its purpose. Charitropakhyan is a plot created by Guru Sahib in which there is an account of stories told by the wise minister to his King ...

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Construction starts for new building of Sikh Gurdwara in Sacramento

Sacramento, California: Sikh Society of Sacramento is managing a Sikh Gurudwara on Bradshaw road for more than 20 years. Management was trying to build a new building to meet requirement for increased Sikh Sangat for the past one decade. Project had been stalled for many years on one pretext or another. Finally they have approval permit from city to go ahead ...

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