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BC Sikh Community Gets Ready for Election at Largest Canadian Gurdwara

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SURREY, 1 June : Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara is set to have another election anytime later this year. While the voting date is yet to be confirmed, registration for becoming a voting member is coming to an end tomorrow. Those that want to vote need to register as members again even if they had already registered three years ago for ...

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Sikh Prisoners Issue: Sikh Activists Block Railway Traffic in Punjab

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Jalandhar, 1 June : In wake of hunger strike of old aged Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa for release of Sikh political prisoners, Sikh activists today blocked railway traffic in different places in Punjab in order to build up pressure on the government on the issue.In Jalandhar, a large number of Sikh activists staged a massive protest at the Cantonment Railway ...

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Sangharsh Panel Members Meet ADGP

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CHANDIGARH, : After Punjab chief minister Parkash Badal made assurance to Sikh leaders on the issue of Sikh political prisoners in his special meeting with Bandi Singh Rihai Sangharsh Committee on May 28, the government officials have reportedly started the process of reviewing legal aspects in cases of Sikh prisoners.From the Sangharsh Committee, United Akali Dal leader Gurnam Singh Sidhu, ...

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Sikh Youth Front Seeks Permanent Release of Prof. Bhullar

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AMRITSAR SAHIB : Sikh Youth Front has welcomed the legitimate efforts started by Punjab Government in response to Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa’s struggle for the release of political Sikh prisoners.In a statement shared with Sikh24, S. Papalpreet Singh (General Secretary, SYF) has said that the Punjab Government should immediately arrange the premature release of political Sikh prisoners who have already ...

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U.S. Congress Warns India on Hunger-Striker Surat Singh Khalsa

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California May 30 : Six California congressional representatives issued a letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday asking him to take up the cause of Surat Singh Khalsa, a U.S permanent resident on a hunger-strike in Punjab, India since January 16. “We are seriously concerned about the repressive actions that have been taken against him for ...

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