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New Jersey Designates Guru Nanak Ji’s 550th Parkash Gurpurab as “World Equality Day 2019”

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney presented a resolution to the East Coast Sikh Coordination Committee and members of the greater Sikh community today designating November 12, 2019, as World Equality Day in recognition of Guru Nanak ji’s 550th Parkash Gurpurab.

New Jersey Sheriff Resigns Over Racial Remarks Against Sikh Attorney General

A New Jersey sheriff who was caught on tape making several racist remarks, including those against Gurbir Singh Grewal, the first ever Sikh Attorney General in the United States, and black people, has resigned.

US State Of New Jersey To Designate April As ‘Sikh Awareness’ & ‘Appreciation’ Month

It is reported by the American media that, the US state of New Jersey has declared the  month of April as 'Sikh Awareness' and 'Appreciation' Month as part of its effort to promote awareness

New Jersey (USA) Nominates its First Sikh Attorney General

This is a proud moment for civil rights groups and law-makers in NJ. Gurbir Singh Grewal is the first turban wearing Sikh Attorney general to be sworn in the United States, said United Sikhs

Sikh attorney appointed top prosecutor in New Jersey (USA)

A Sikh attorney has been appointed as the top prosecutor in the most populous county in New Jersey, becoming the first South Asian to occupy the post in the state.

Sikh Awareness Program Created for Over 70K First Responders in New Jersey

Trenton, New Jersey, USA (September 06, 2014): According to a release by the United Sikhs, US based NGO collaborated with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness to create a Sikh Cultural Sensitivities Training program.

Sikh named county prosecutor in New Jersey

Sikh Lawyer named county prosecutor in New Jersey

New Jersey, USA (October 07, 2013): It is learnt from various media reports that the New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has formally nominated a Sikh lawyer Gurbir Singh Grewal to be the next Bergen county prosecutor. According to inforamtion, if confirmed by the State Senate, Grewal would become the first prosecutor Sikh to occupy that office.