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Bristol’s Sikh soldiers honoured in new book from city author

Mohindra Chowdhry – Has written a book about Sikh soldiers, see here at Castle Park outside the new Sikh War Memorial A man whose relatives appear on a memorial plaque commemorating Bristol Sikhs’ contribution to both World Wars is further … Continue reading

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Sikh Youth Of BC Celebrated Sant Teja Singh Ji Day

This past weekend, the Sikh youth of BC paid tribute to a Saint Scholar, Principal, Sant Teja Singh Ji, (MA LLB Am Harvard University). A three day program was organized, to remember the first Ambassador of Sikhism to the Western … Continue reading

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Pakhtun Sikhs keeping their culture alive

Gurpal Singh with his cousin Bishan Singh, students of Khalsa School. “I am Pakhtun first and then Sikh,” said 14-year-old Gurpal Singh, standing with his 13-year-old cousin Bishan Singh at the Nagar Kirtan procession during the now concluded Besakhi celebrations … Continue reading

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A Canadian artist is keeping the embers of Sikh separatism alive with false equivalences

On a clear, crisp, beautiful day this June in Vancouver, a group of Sikh men stood behind a series of folding tables in Pigeon Park and fed the homeless and poor of the Downtown East Side (DTES) with samosas and … Continue reading

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Randeep Hooda Says He Immersed Himself In Sikhism for Unreleased Film on Battle of Saragarhi

Randeep Hooda didn’t cut a single hair on his body for two-and-a-half years, like Sikhs do, and learnt special martial arts to prepare for the role of Havildar Ishar Singh. Randeep Hooda was working on a film inspired by the … Continue reading

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