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Why for Sikhs, every wedding is a royal wedding

Here we share an article by Basics of Sikhi parcharak Sukhdeep Singh, looking at today’s royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and how it relates to the Sikh Anand Karaj. This weekend, the eyes of the world will be on Windsor for the royal wedding. There is no doubt that it will be […]

Sikh Education Council announce Guru Nanak Social Mobility Scholarship

The Sikh Education Council have partnered with barrister Mukhtiar Singh to launch the Guru Nanak Social Mobility Scholarship. Consisting of a £4,000 prize in a Bar scholarship and mentoring, the scheme would help improve access to the legal profession for financially and social disadvantaged students, and to promote discourse on Sikh jurisprudence. Sikh Education Council […]

Why Sikhs invited the First Nation to open a Nagar Kirtan

On 21 April 2018, minority communities of Canada connected as never before, when the Kwantlen First Nation were invited to open the Surrey, British Columbia Nagar Kirtan (Sikh religious procession), known as the Khalsa Day Parade, which takes place on First Nation land. Sikh activist and community figure Moninder Singh was instrumental in this historic […]

£2.1million’s worth of positive news gained by Sikh PA from 2017-2018

Sikh PA recently revealed the news agency working between the Sikh community and the media accumulated positive news coverage to the figure of £2.1million from March 2017-March 2018. This was done on a budget of approximately £60k. Learn how this was done through our annual review summary below. The Sikh Press Association is a project […]

#FreeJaggiNow campaign exclusive statement: ‘Jaggi is NOT being charged with murder’

The Sikh Press Association team spoke directly with the #FreeJaggiNow team who clarified the situation around Jagtar Singh Johal, in accordance with the Scotsman’s legal team, following the submittal of a charge-sheet by the NIA (National Investigation Agency). Read about what Jagtar Singh’s current situation is below.   The #FreeJaggiNow team, via Jagtar Singh’s legal […]

Slough Gurdwara to host adoption event

Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara to host Slough’s Children Services to encourage adoption from local Sikh community. Friday 4 th May 2018 – One of the largest gurdwaras in Britain will host an event with their local children’s services to encourage child fostering and adoption within the Sikh community of Slough. Details of the event can […]

2018 British Sikh Report launched

The sixth edition of the British Sikh Report was launched in Parliament yesterday. Hosted by Jasvir Singh in Portcullis House, the launch featured contributions from MPs including Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, Adam Holloway and Seema Malhotra. The report was the result of over 2,000 survey responses from members of the British Sikh community. It featured an […]