Tag Archives: Sikh student

DSGMC seeks relaxation for Sikh students in its colleges

New Delhi: Condemning the notice issued by Delhi University against giving relaxation to students of the Sikh community in the colleges managed by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), Manjit Singh (GK), president of the DSGMC, insisted to continue the practice of giving preference to Sikh students. He said order issued by the university for not giving relaxation to ...

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Sikh Students Now Wear Turban to Indian Catholic School

Baramulla, Kashmir, India:10th June 2012: Turbaned Sikh students have been attending classes for the last fortnight following their earlier exclusion for wearing their turban at the St Joseph’s Higher Secondary School in Baramulla, 50 km from the State Capital, Srinagar. From 16th May, the 107year old school, which has 300 Sikh students, had excluded turbaned Sikh students from classes saying ...

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Indian Catholic School Bans Turban and Excludes Sikh Students

Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India: A 107 year old Catholic school in Jammu and Kashmir banned the turban and excluded some 40 Sikh students from classes for wearing the turban last week. The St Joseph’s Higher Secondary School in Baramulla, 50 km from the State Capital, Srinagar, which has about 300 Sikh students, imposed the ban saying that the turban ...

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DeKalb schools agree to steps to protect Sikh student

USA: DeKalb County schools must provide training at middle and high schools to stop harassment of students against others because of their religion or nationality, according to an agreement reached with the U.S. Department of Justice and announced Tuesday. The agreement came after the Counsel for the Sikh Coalition filed a complaint that a Sikh student at Peachtree Charter Middle ...

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SIKHS WIN SCHOOL TURBAN BAN CASE AGAINST FRANCE IN THE UN

The UN Human Rights Committee has made our nine year wait for justice worthwhile, since the French law was passed against religious signs in public schools in 2004. The UNHRC has once again proved to be the beacon of light for the freedom of thought, conscience and religion by upholding that the Article 18 right under the International Covenant on ...

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