Tag Archives: Sikh soldiers

SGPC urges PM to take up Quebec’s proposed bill with Canada

Amritsar, Punjab: As the authorities in the Canadian state of Quebec moved a step closer to framing a law on banning wearing of religious symbols, including turban, in public places, Shiromani G u r d w a r a P a r b a n d h a k Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar has appealed to Prime Minister ...

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World Sikh Council participates in National Scout Jamboree

West Virginia, Columbus: The World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) participated in the National Scout Jamboree held by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia from July 15 – July 24, 2013. The National Jamboree is held every 4 years. This year over 40,000 Boy Scouts and 12,000 adult volunteers and organizers ...

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150 years of Sikh history explored by national museum

Hillingdon, London:A project exploring over 150 years of Sikh history has been launched by the National Army Museum (NAM) in collaboration with the Anglo-Sikh Heritage Trail (ASHT). ‘War and Sikhs’ is a community project created to raise awareness of the vital contribution of Sikh soldiers to the British Army and to give British Sikhs ‘ownership’ over how their history and ...

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