Tag Archives: Sikh Diaspora

Inspired by India’s culture, US professor writes books on Sikh diaspora, religion

Ludhiana, Punjab: For the past 40 years, I have been reading about Sikh culture and written three books on Sikhs and their religion. However, the topic of my first thesis was related to Sikhism, as it was the comparison between Harbhajan Singh Yogi’s followers and immigrant sikhs. Yogi told that his Sikhs, whom he called ‘Gore Sikh’ were following the ideals ...

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5 Sikhs Who Made a Difference in 2013

Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa’s morcha became a success after 44 days when 4 Singhs were released from jail. The morcha united Sikhs in need of unity at a critical time in Sikh History. The slogan “Jabar Da Mukabla, Sabar Nal” was accepted by all and peaceful protests put pressure on the Govt to release Sikh Political Prisoners. Bhai Gurbaksh Singh ...

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Kashmiris and Sikhs vow to dismantle Indian Imperialism; Protest outside Indian High Comission in London

London, UK: According to a news reported by Kashmir Watch: [i]n a vocal and spirited joint protest Sikhs and Kashmiris from across the UK held an impressive protest outside the Indian High Commission in London to remind India, on its Independence Day, that Khalistan and a free Kashmir remain the cornerstone of their political agenda. Representing an array of leading ...

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WSO Provides Training Session for Hudson’s Bay in Toronto

Toronto, Canada: On Friday August 2, the World Sikh Organization of Canada provided a training session at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto for Hudson’s Bay managers and employees on the Sikh faith and the law of accommodation in Canada. WSO legal counsel Balpreet Singh delivered a presentation focused on Sikh beliefs, Sikh articles of faith, Canadian jurisprudence on accommodation and a ...

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WSO concludes national annual human rights events in Surrey

Surrey, Canada: The World Sikh Organization of Canada concluded its annual series of national human rights events with its annual inter-community dinner in Surrey Sunday night. Several hundred guests were in attendance including several MLAs and representatives from Simon Fraser University, Fraser Health Authority, RCMP amongst others. The keynote address for the evening was delivered by Rajvinder Singh Bains, advocate ...

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