Congresswoman Dina Titus recognize Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

December 5 After meeting with leaders of the Sikh Community, Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV) last week delivered Congressional Record Statement recognizing the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, who is considered the founder of the Sikh Faith.  Receiving the statement was Satpal Singh Khalsa, the Chief Religious and Spiritual Authority of the Sikh Religion for the Western Hemisphere. “November […]

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The Brampton City Council unanimously passed a motion to rename a part of Peter Robertson Boulevard after Guru Nanak Dev. While the motion saw a total agreement amongst the counsellors, the local community at Brampton have taken to social media to voice their discontent. With the fact that religion is being brought into their everyday lives and this could potentially […]

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Massachusetts recognize Guru Nanak’s birthday as ‘World Equality Day’

New Biography of Guru Nanak to be released : Sikh Daily

November 23 Massachusetts has recognised November 12 as ‘World Equality Day’ to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.  “The Massachusetts assembly introduced a bill recognising November 12 as ‘World Equality Day’,” World Sikh Parliament coordinator Himmat Singh told TOI on Friday. He said Balwinder Singh recited ‘ardas’ which was followed by speeches from community leaders. […]

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Sikh bodies object to Punjab University’s invitation to scholar Pashaura Singh

November 22, 2019 Punjab University has met with objections from Sikh bodies over invitation to a controversial Sikh scholar Pashaura Singh at three-day international history conference commemorating 550th Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The university’s department of History is organizing 7th South Asian History Conference (SAHC) on Trade, Trade routes and Travels in South Asia (commemorating 550th birth […]

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UK PM visits London gurdwara, dons traditional Sikh headwear

November 18 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson donned traditional Sikh headwear and sampled traditional cuisine while visiting a gudwara in London on Monday. While on the campaign trail, Mr Johnson visited the Gurdwara Sri Guru Sabha Sikh Temple in Southall, London. The Prime Minister wore an orange ramal during the visit, a traditional head covering favoured by Sikh youths. Boris […]

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Sikhs in Redbridge join together to celebrate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

Courtesy : Ilford recorder Nov 18, 2019 Sikhs in Redbridge joined together at Atam Academy for the 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak – the founder of Sikhism. The celebration, held on November 9, was part of a month-long set of activities which included pupils producing artwork for a special edition book published by the school. Pupils were […]

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