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White House Holds Second Briefing on Sikh Civil Rights Issues

Washington, DC, USA: Jakaras were heard in the White House this past Friday during a briefing on Sikh civil rights issues in the heart of the federal government. This briefing, the second of its kind, was organized in collaboration with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the White House Office of Public Engagement at the ...

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White House now ‘condemns’ 1984 anti-Sikh violence

Washington DC, US: In response to a petition from the influential Sikh community seeking recognition of violence against Sikhs in India during November 1984 as “genocide”, the White House has said it continues to “condemn” and “work against” violence directed at people because of their religion. “We continue to condemn – and more importantly, to work against – violence directed ...

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President Obama’s Administration Celebrates Sikh Gurupurab in White House

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab Celebration in White House

Washington DC, USA: Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday was celebrated at the White House under the Obama administration today.  Around 150 Sikhs attended the celebration with senior officials of the white house at the the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the South Court Auditorium. The program started at 9:30AM and concluded around 12:00PM. The program started with welcome remarks from ...

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