Tag Archives: Sikh Identity

Memorial row, Sikh identity issue dominated year

Amritsar, Punjab: The politics over memorials dominated the Sikh politics in the year gone by. It will also be remembered for the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) wresting the control of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Committee (DSGMC), issues raised concerning Sikh identity abroad, and the agitation for the release of Sikh detainees languishing in different jails of the country. The year started ...

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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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UPA Government must intervene, says angry CM

Giddderbaha, Punjab: Describing the turban as an integral part of Sikh identity, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said the Centre must mount pressure on foreign nations to ban the removal of the turban at international airports for security checks. Talking to the media on the second day of his Sangat Darshan in the Gidderbaha assembly segment, the Chief Minister ...

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Amended Sikh calendar to prevail in Delhi gurdwaras

Fatehgarh Sahib,Punjab: President of Delhi unit of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Manjit Singh GK, said the amended Nanakshahi calendar would become current in the gurdwaras of Delhi from now onwards. A strong contender for the post of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DGSMC) chief, Singh said in Sirhind on Sunday, “Akal Takht is supreme so all the directions of the Takht will ...

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‘Turbanology: Guide to Sikh Identity’

London,UK: “Turbanology:Guide to Sikh Identity” unravels the meaning of identity for Sikhs and chronicles the significance of their symbols of faith at a time when they have become misunderstood. The book aims to tackle such ignorance by providing – for the first time – a narrative history of the turban, which has been an integral element of Sikh identity since ...

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