New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

To honor members of the Sikh and larger Punjabi community, New York City Council has approved the renaming of certain thoroughfares in Queens to ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’. Continue reading New York City Council approves bill naming major thoroughfares as ‘Gurdwara Street’ and ‘Punjab Avenue’

US Congress introduces resolutions commemorating 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

US Congress introduces resolutions commemorating 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

Ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of Sikhism, powerful US lawmakers have introduced resolutions commemorating the milestone and extolling the invaluable contributions of Sikh Americans to the country. Continue reading US Congress introduces resolutions commemorating 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

Interfaith Ceremony Honoring American Military Veterans Conveys Strong Message: Let Sikhs Serve

Interfaith Ceremony Honoring American Military Veterans Conveys Strong Message: Let Sikhs Serve

At the ceremony, Major Kalsi told us, “We have come here today to pay tribute to all the fallen soldiers. Sikhs know what it means to sacrifice. In the World Wars, over 80,000 Sikh soldiers died while serving. So, today when we can’t serve, it upsets the entire community. It ruins our American foundation”. Continue reading Interfaith Ceremony Honoring American Military Veterans Conveys Strong Message: Let Sikhs Serve