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Sikh Heritage Month
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Come For The Delights
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Come and celebrate the amazing month with family and friends.
Top Canadian Bank Issues Special Commemorative Silver Coin To Mark Vaisakhi THE GLOBE AND MAIL
The 1 oz. silver Vaisakhi coin depicts the symbols of Ik Onkar and The Khanda.
350,000 Attend Surrey’s Record-Breaking Vaisakhi Parade NICK EAGLAND
The Sikh Motorcycle Club led the procession.
Divided By Seven Decades Of History,
United By Six Centuries Of History
“The Mecca and Medina of the Sikh community are in Pakistan.”
India Abandons Its Dubious Claim To Sikh Heirloom:
It was last worn by the Sikh Emperor before it was smuggled to England by the Brits.
Turbans Adorn New York's Times Square NDTV
Hundreds of excited tourists and children queued up at the popular city destination to get turbans tied.
A Country Where So Many Would Rather Die:
20,000 Housewives Commit Suicide In India Every Year
In 2009, the grim statistic peaked at 25,092 deaths.
Canadian Govt To Offer Formal Apology In Parliament To Sikh-Canadians For Komagata Maru Incident WANYEE LI
“We should never forget the prejudice suffered by the Sikh community …”
I Celebrate My Homeland,
Prime Minister Trudeau’s message touched some chord deep and lingering.
U S Army Moves Step Closer To Equality For All Citizens:
Capt Simratpal Singh
The Sikh faith is all about justice, tolerance, equality, sticking up for the oppressed … it's a natural fit!