Tag Archives: Sikh Community

Sikhs aim to show American spirit in Bedford Fourth of July parade

USA: For Sikhs who belong to a temple just off the historic Bedford downtown, participating in the city’s Fourth of July parade is a chance to show people that beneath their turbans and head scarves beat the hearts of Americans. The Sikhs of the gurudwara, or temple, located in a former Masonic temple, have been part of the holiday parade ...

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Uttarakhand: Iconic Gurudwara Hemkunt Sahib, at 15,000 feet, closes for a year

Patiala, Punjab: In the recent devastation caused in Uttarakhand, the Hemkunt Sahib Gurudwara may remain closed for the rest of the year as the road link to the 17th century Sikh shrine has been badly damaged. “We have decided to close Gurudwara Hemkunt Sahib as of now and asked staff of the Shri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust (SHSMT) to come down ...

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Sunderland’s Sikh community helps beat cancer in India

London, UK: The Sunderland Sikh community have donated ten thousand pounds to help fund cancer treatment in India. Kulwant Singh Dhaliwal, centre, is pictured accepting the cheque. THOUSANDS of pounds have been raised by Sunderland’s Sikh community to help beat cancer in rural India. A total of £11,000 was handed over to the Roko Cancer campaign to fund a mobile ...

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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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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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