Tag Archives: Sikh Community

Sikh temple presidents slam plans for a new gurdwara for ‘future generations’ in the town

London,UK:-Ambitious plans for a new gurdwara for ‘future generations’ have been slammed by the presidents of the town’s two Sikh temples who fear it will divide the ‘homogenous’ community. Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha president Sadhu Jogi and Ramgarhia Sikh Gurdwara president Surinder Chaggar hit out this week following news of the newly-formed Slough Sikh Sangat Trust’s (SSST) grand plans ...

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Sikh Temple shooter ‘acted alone’

File photo – A woman sits with a candle during a vigil for the victims of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting, in Milwaukee. Milwaukee,US:The white supremacist who killed a half-dozen people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee acted alone, federal investigators said on Tuesday. Teresa Carlson, special-agent-in-charge of the FBI’s Milwaukee office, issued a four-paragraph statement saying the ...

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Australian MP Hon. Warren Entsch to move Sikh Genocide petition in Australian parliament

Canberra, Australia: According to a petition shall be moved in the Australian parliament to seek recognition for the Sikh Genocide 1984. Full media release is as follows SIKHS PETITION PARLIAMENT IN AN AUSTRALIAN FIRST THE nation’s Sikh community has enlisted the help of Federal M.P. Warren Entsch to have Australia recognise the November 1984 killings of more than 37,000 Sikhs in ...

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Northampton’s new £700,000 Sikh temple opens

U.K: The official opening of the new Sikh temple in Cromwell Street with Councillors and members of the Sikh community. A new £700,000 temple in Northampton, which was funded entirely by members of the Sikh community, has been officially opened. Hundreds of members of the Sikh community attended an event at the temple in Cromwell Street today as well as ...

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California House passes ‘kirpan’ bill

Sacramento, California: In a landmark legislation, the California State Legislature has unanimously passed a bill to train law enforcement personnel about Sikhs and the religious significance of ‘kirpans’. The legislation (AB 504) was unanimously passed by the California State Legislature. The bill moves to Governor Schwarzenegger, to sign it into law. “AB 504 is an important bill that recognises the ...

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