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Sikhs For Justice Activists Block Kumar Vishwas AAP Leaders Speech In California

Sikh rights activists blocked the speech of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in California for hurting Sikh sentiments and raised slogans in support a separate Sikh country Khalistan.

June 1984 Ghallughara Remembrance March and Sikh Sovereignty Rally San Francisco (SPECIAL VIDEO)

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

June 1984 Ghallughara & Shaheedi Gurpurab: Thousands of Sikhs participate in Sikh Freedom March in San Francisco

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

Over 10,000 Sikhs Expected to Attend Ghallughara Memorial Parade in San Francisco

Over 10,000 Sikhs Expected to Attend June 1984 Sikh Genocide (Ghallughara) Memorial Parade in San Francisco next week

USA: Sikh Couple Secures Right To Kirpan At Kaiser Permanente

As reported by Sikh Coalition two devout Sikh parents have received an apology from Kaiser Permanente along with a system-wide religious accommodation

New Book on Komagatamaru Tragedy to be released in Milpitas and Stockton (USA)

A book on the tragedy of Komagatamaru will be released in Milpitas and Stockton in USA on 19 February and 26 February respectively.

Sacramento Mayor Hails Sikhs For Helping Oroville Dam Evacuees

The mayor of the Sacramento (west) Christopher Cabaldon and Sacramento (east) Darrell Steinberg while acknowledging the contribution and zeal of the Sikhs

Gurudwaras in California Offering Shelter & Food to Oroville Dam Evacuees

Gurdwaras in California have offered shelter to thousands of evacuees of Yuba City following fears of Oroville Dam collapsing

Saka Nakodar: Memorial Seminar Organised in California in the Memory of Sikh Martyrs

The Sikh sangat of California on Saturday 4th February 2017 organised a memorial conference at two different place in the memory of the of 4 Sikhs martyred

Lathrop City Council in USA Condemns ‘Genocide’ against Sikhs

“Please do not clap because this is a sad history that we’re dealing with, and people are still looking for justice,” he said before stepping down to the podium below to present the framed copy of the just-approved council resolution recognizing “the November 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as “genocide” to the group of Sikh leaders that included Tejpaul Singh Bainiwal of Weston Ranch, a recent criminal justice graduate who is now on his way to law school.

Fresno Man Sentenced to 4 Years Imprisonment for Racial Attack on Sikh

A local court today sentenced a man in Fresno, California, who was found guilty of a hate crime against Amrik Singh Bal, a 68-year-old Sikh farm laborer

California Cities – Union City, Lathrop & Selma Pass Recoginze the Fact of Sikh Genocide 1984

Union City, California, USA: In November 1984 Sikhs were subjected to genocidal massacres throughout India in November of 1984. The Sikh diaspora in the North America has been ...

Sikhs in California Celebrate Fifth Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month

Sikh Community in California are celebrating Sikh Awareness and Appreciation month this November in the state legislature, public schools, various cities,

City of Fowler and Madera Recognise the Sikh Genocide 1984

Two more California cities have recognised the fact of Sikh Genocide 1984 by adopting formal resolutions in this regard. City of Fowler and Madera Recognise the Sikh Genocide 1984.

Protest surfaced during Gandhi Statue Unveiling Ceremony at California: OFMI

As he took the podium at Central Park in California’s City of Davis to unveil a statue of Hindu preacher Mohandas Gandhi, Mayor Robb Davis asked the bronze sculpture: “What are you, Mr. Gandhi?”

United Sikhs Continues its Emergency Preparedness Efforts in Southern California

On the 2nd of October 2016, United Sikhs Aid held its "Emergency Preparedness for the Gurudwaras Workshop" at the Sikh Center of Orange County (SCOC) at Santa Ana, CA.

Sikh Coalition Updates about Anti-Bullying Law passed by California

As per Sikh Coalition update, California Governor Jerry Brown on September 25 signed AB 2845, a bill intended to combat bullying and discrimination in California public schools, into law.

Beadbi of Gurbani in Union City park California, Police screening CCTV footage

An unidentified person reportedly tore up Gurbani pages from a "Gutka Sahib" in California, USA. According to American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee co-ordinator Pritpal Singh an unidentified person tore up Sukhmani Sahib Gutka in a popular square in Union City park in California in front of public.

Indian consul visit over Sikh genocide resolution creates backlash [Media Report]

The Indian consul of San Francisco’s effort to quash a proposed Fresno City Council resolution calling the massacre of thousands of Sikhs in 1984 a genocide has sparked a backlash among Valley Sikhs.

Sikh Council of Central California resolve against Rama Kant Dawar and Sudarshan Kapoor for undermining Sikh interests

Rama Kant Dawar and Sudarshan Kapoor barred from sharing stage at any Sikh Gurdwaras/Organizations (in California central valley) due to their stance against 1984 Sikh genocide resolution with the backing of Indian Consulate.

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