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Calls for Sikh temple bosses to quit after legal battle with disabled worshippers

Calls for Sikh temple bosses to quit after legal battle with disabled worshippers

Councillor Milkinder Jaspal said the committee at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara, in Blakenhall, Wolverhampton, should ‘do the honourable thing’ and step down from their leadership roles. Five worshippers had brought legal action against the committee over allegations disabled and elderly members unable to sit down were forced to sit […]

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Sikhs, Kashmiris among new categories considered for UK census

Sikhs, Kashmiris among new categories considered for UK census

Sikhs and Kashmiris are among new categories being considered for additional ethnicity tick-boxes on the 2021 census form by the UK’s Office of National Statistics.(AFP File Photo) Sikhs and Kashmiris are among new categories being considered for additional ethnicity tick-boxes on the 2021 census form by the UK’s Office […]

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Commissioner Frank Avila honored at Sikh gurdwara in Palatine, Illinois

Commissioner Frank Avila honored at Sikh gurdwara in Palatine, Illinois

Supported implementation of hard hat OSHA waiver for turban-wearing Sikhs Palatine, IL: Frank Avila, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) since 2002, was invited to the Sikh gurdwara in Palatine, a suburb of Chicago on February 19 and honored by the society for helping […]

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Sikhs in the UK demand ethnic identity in 2021 census

Sikhs in the UK demand ethnic identity in 2021 census

Picture used for representational purposes only We are in the process of liaising with MPs, local councillors and gurdwaras to provide any assistance necessary to those who need help in completing the survey: Amrik Singh Sikhs in the UK who are already recognised as a separate religion in the […]

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Screens ‘separating disabled worshippers’ at Sikh temple to be removed in landmark deal

Screens 'separating disabled worshippers' at Sikh temple to be removed in landmark deal

Five disabled worshippers at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Blakenhall, Wolverhampton, had brought legal action against the temple’s ruling committee claiming they had been discriminated against. It was alleged that members of the congregation, who are unable to sit on the floor in the usual custom, were being forced […]

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