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Sikh leaders meet UN Secy-Gen, seek justice for victims

Ludhiana, Punjab: Gurdeep Kaur, the president of Istri Wing of “1984 Sikh Katle-Aam Peerat Welfare Society”, and the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) have given a representation to the Secretary, United Nations Organization (UNO), seeking justice for the 1984 genocide victims. Disclosing this during a press conference here on Friday, Gurdeep Kaur and Karnail Singh Peermohammad, the SFJ convenor (India), and president ...

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Daduwal’s judicial remand extended

Faridkot, Punjab: The court of the additional chief judicial magistrate has extended the judicial remand of Baljit Singh Daduwal, a radical Sikh leader, currently lodged in the modern jail here, for 14 days till September 19. Daduwal was produced before the court in the 5- yearold case registered by the district police against Daduwal and 40 others on March 14, 2009 ...

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‘Akal Takht’s edicts not taken seriously’

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh’s issuance of edicts and even the excommunication of three Sikh leaders from Haryana drew criticism at a seminar on Sunday. The Panthic Taal Mel Sangathan, headed by former Takht Damdama Sahib Jathedar Giani Kewal Singh, had organised the event. The group comprises several Sikh organisations besides some religious scholars. Giani Gurbachan Singh had ...

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US Gurdwaras Endorse The Campaign To Change Perception Of Sikhs And Pledge Financial Backing

Washington, DC, USA: Gurdwaras across the country convened in Washington D.C. this last weekend for an unprecedented grassroots meeting called by the newly formed National Sikh Campaign (NSC) to shape the Sikh image in America. Over 100 Representatives from Gurdwaras from all over the United States pledged their support to the National Sikh Campaign’s plan to engage top U.S. political operatives ...

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Bharat Ratna sought for martyrs Udham Singh and Bhagat Singh

Chandigarh: Congress MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Monday demanded that the Centre should bestow the Bharat Ratna on freedom fighter Shaheed Udham Singh, who had avenged the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by shooting dead British officer Michael O’Dwyer. Rana Sodhi appealed to the Centre to consider the martyr for the award. The MLA was reacting to the talk about conferring the ...

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