Posts Tagged ‘Sikh’

Sikhs seek CAA rule change for kirpans

Friday, March 27th, 2015

The Government is considering exempting kirpans from civil aviation rules – allowing them to be carried on board planes rather than stowed away with luggage. Parliament’s first Sikh MP says there needs to be legislation around ceremonial daggers so it’s clear they are not weapons and are safe to be worn. National MP Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi Read more

5 things to know about the Sikh religion

Friday, August 10th, 2012

In light of the tragic shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh Temple, HuffPost Religion offers this brief introduction to Sikhism in hopes of increasing understanding and appreciations for this great world religion. Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world with a population of upwards of 30 million worldwide. There are an estimated 250,000 Sikhs Read more