Tag Archives: Sikh guru

Copy of 1809 Amritsar treaty up for UK auction

London, UK: A copy of the Treaty of Amritsar, dating back to the early 19th century, will be the highlight of an auction in the UK of rare historical documents related to Sikhs. The treaty, which was a pact struck between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Charles T Metcalfe on behalf of the British East India Company in 1809, is expected to ...

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Newspaper office torched:Objectionable pictures of Sikh Guru sparks protest

Ludhiana, Punjab:  Supporters of various Sikh organisations vandalised the office of a vernacular daily on Gill Road today. The protesters staged a dharna and demanded immediate arrest of its publisher Rajesh Sharma. They also set the office of the daily afire. The incident took place when Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was in the city in connection with a state-level ...

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US House resolution greets Sikh-Americans on Vaisakhi

Washington, USA: Five Democratic lawmakers have introduced a Congressional resolution on the occasion of Vaisakhi, commemorating the creation of the Khalsa, a fellowship of devout Sikhs, by the tenth Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. According to the Sikh Coalition, a community organization, Georgia State Senate too has introduced a resolution honoring Vaisakhi, while the cities of Elk Grove, California, ...

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