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Sikhs protest outside French embassy in Delhi over turban ban

Vadodara,India: Sikh groups led by United Sikhs organization, Akali Dal (Delhi) and Sikh Forum held a peaceful protest outside the French Embassy in Delhi and submitted a memorandum addressed to French President Francois Hollande against the ongoing turban ban in French public schools. “If there was any doubt about the legality of France’s (turban ban) action, the eminent jurists of ...

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Sikhs plan protests during French President visit

Chandigarh, Punjab:  Several thousand Sikhs from across India have announced to lead protests against the turban ban on Sikh students in France, threatening to jeopardize the Rs 90,0000 crore fighter plane deal the Union government will sign with the visiting French President Francois Hollande next week. International Sikh Confederation, a leading Sikh representation, shot off a scathing missive toPrime Minister ...

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France won’t overturn ban on Sikh turban

Delhi, India:  Days ahead of President Francois Hollande’s visit to India; France has indicated that it is not going to overturn the ban on Sikh turban in its public or government schools. Clarifying that the ban on religious symbols in schools is not Sikh specific, diplomatic sources said that Paris is ready to explain its position – that irrespective of ...

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