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History through the Gurus – A museum on Sikh history.

A new museum in the city affirms its tryst with Sikh history through videos, paintings and technology. At the entrance of the Baba Baghel Singh Sikh Heritage Multimedia Museum in Connaught Place, a painting of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji standing in the Ganga in Haridwar, tossing water in the direction of his home, attracts a viewer’s attention. Sri Guru ...

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USA: Legal Victory – Veteran’s father now permitted to wear turban when visiting son

Pennsylvania, USA: As per a release by US based civil rights organization, United Sikhs, [l]ast year, the George W. Hill Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania USA refused to allow an elderly Sikh gentleman to visit his son, a United States Military Veteran, without removing his turban. He had already successfully passed the security check, but was then asked by the guards to ...

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Sikh bodies call for boycott of Patna Sahib Jathedar

Amritsar, Punjab: Various Sikh organisations have called for religious and social boycott of Takht Sri Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh for his alleged association with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). The resolution was passed during a seminar on “Jathedar Sahibaan Di Padwi, Chaun Ate Karaj Khetar” (position of Jathdar, selection and area of jurisdiction) organised by Panthic Talmel Sangathan, a ...

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Sikhs Allege Police Harassment

Hyderabad, India: Following communal issues that took place in Kishanbagh and Sikh Chawni, representatives of the Central Committee of Gurudwara Saheban Telangana State has appealed to the state government to provide adequate security to the Sikh community in Hyderabad. Committee representatives also alleged that the Cyberabad and Hyderabad police deliberately harassing their community people under the influence of MIM politicians. Speaking ...

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Kurukshetra gurdwara at centrestage in struggle

Kurukshetra, Haryana: Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi here has taken the centrestage in the ongoing struggle between Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee over the management of gurdwaras of Haryana. In 2009, the SGPC had established its sub-office for Haryana, a move apparently aimed at to ‘redress’ the demand for the separate gurdwara panel. Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi manager Sukhdev ...

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