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First Turban Wearing Sikh MP Expected in UK General Elections 2017: Sikh Federation UK

An early General Election gives political parties and the Sikh community an opportunity to address the complete lack of Sikh representation in the House of Commons.”

Sikhs take massive step towards towards getting First Sikh Woman MP in UK Parliament: Sikh Federation UK 

Preet Kaur Gill, a Labour Councillor in Sandwell was selected by the Labour NEC interview panel to replace Gisela Stuart in Birmingham Edgbaston for UK General Elections 2017.

Sikh Federation (UK) Set Out 5-Point Plan For General Election on 8 June 2017

The key issue we have been addressing since the General Election was officially announced on 19 April is to try and secure winnable seats with the two main parties for Sikh candidates.

Sikh Federation (UK) Welcomes Early General Election in UK; Expects Opportunity for the Sikhs

An early General Election gives political parties and the Sikh community an opportunity to address the complete lack of Sikh representation in the House of Commons - Sikh Federation UK.

Visakhi (ਵਿਸਾਖੀ) Event at Traflagar Square in London on April 29

London Mayor Sadiq Khan having met his electoral commitment to bring the Annual Vaisakhi Event back to Trafalgar Square in the heart of the city.

UK PM Theresa May Praises Sikh Values Of Equality & Respect, Says UK Will Need Them Post Brexit

As per the media reports Prime Minister Of United Kingdom Theresa May here today while addressing the British Sikhs on the of Vasakhi has said that Britain needs Sikh values

Sikh Aware UK: Hate Crime Monitoring Platform for UK Sikhs Launched

Sikh Council UK has announced the formation of Sikh Aware UK, a hate crime monitoring platform for the Sikh community in the UK.

BREXIT: Sikh Council UK urges Sikhs to remain engaged in the process

A Sikh groups called Sikh Council UK is encouraging Sikhs to remain engaged in the Brexit process following the expected triggering of Article 50 today (29/3) which will start the formal process for the UK to leave the EU within two years.

5th Annual British Sikh Report Launched in London

The fifth annual British Sikh Report (BSR) was reportedly launched on Tuesday night (21st March 2017) in London.

UK Military Signs An Agreement With The Sikhs

A United Kingdom (UK) based Sikh organisation and British military represented by defense secretary Michael Fallon here on Thursday have signed a covenant named as 'Armed Forces Covenant' officially recognising the strong historical and contemporary ties between the community and the armed forces.

Sikh Federation UK Condemns Attack on British Parliament

An attacker killed three members of the public and wounded at least 40 other civilians as his Hyundai 4x4 vehicle careered into pedestrians in the heart of the capital outside Parliament.

Sikh Federation (UK) gets Encouraging Feedback on Annual General Meeting

In the third week of September every year the Sikh Federation (UK) holds its’ annual National Sikh Convention. The origins of the Convention can be traced back to 1984 and for many years the convention has been continuously held at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Sedgley Street in Wolverhampton.

British Sikh Report 2017: 13% of Sikhs fell victims of hate crimes since Brexit

City Sikhs Network (CSN) today released fifth annual report called British Sikh Report (BRS) 2017.

Sikh Council UK Issue a briefing on EU Court Headscarves Judgment

Sikh Council UK today published a briefing on the Judgment handed down by the European Court of Justice regarding the legality of employers prohibiting of visible manifestations of religious belief in the workplace.

European Court of Justice ruling is deeply disturbing for Sikhs living in mainland Europe: Sikh Federation UK

Luxembourg based European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling that employers with justifiable rules on ‘dress neutrality’ can ban workers from wearing any political, philosophical or religious symbols at work is deeply disturbing, said Sikh Federation UK in a statement.

UK Sikh Body Wants International community to take notice of extreme Hindu Nationalism in India

Sikh Federation UK, a UK Based Sikh diaspora group, has issued a written statement regarding rise of Hindu Nationalism in the Indian Sub-continent.

Satinder Sartaj Starrer The Black Prince movie to be Screened in Manchester Film Festival on March 3

Much awaited Hollywood movie The Black Price, starring Punjabi folk singer Satinder Sartaaj, is set to be premiered in UK at Manchester Film Festival on March 03.

Sikh man allowed to wear Kirpan to workplace in England

A Sikh man, working at an international telecom firm in the UK, has been given permission to wear kirpan to the workplace after initially being refused.

Sikh Council UK updates on Incident of alleged Beadbi in Woolwich

Sikh Council UK was informed of an incident yesterday morning of attempted desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji at Gurdwara Sahib, Woolwich.

Leicester Sikh Footballer Gets Team’s Backing after Referee Barred Him on Ground Because of ‘Patka’

As per reports in local media, a Sikh footballer from Leicester in England was not allowed by a referee to play with Patka, which he wears in lieu of Dastar while on ground.

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