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Sikh student in US not allowed on bus for wearing kirpan

New York, USA: A Sikh student in the US was not allowed to board a bus because he was wearing a knife called kirpan, a symbol of his faith, media reported. Harsimran Singh, a student of University of California in Davis, said he was not allowed to board an Amtrak bus Saturday because the driver was against Singh wearing the ...

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Bill by Assemblyman Dan Logue promotes teaching about Sikhs

Sacramento, California: A bill that would promote teaching about the Sikh religion in California’s public universities and colleges passed the Assembly unanimously this week. The measure, Assembly Concurrent Resolution 20, was written by Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Loma Rica. Sikhs are followers of Sikhism, a religion that started in India in the 16th century. The bill calls on public universities and colleges ...

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