“SIKHISM: Globally recognized as the 5th largest religion”
Ravinder Singh (Ravi) born on 16 September 1969 is a British Sikh humanitarian and Founder of the international non-profit aid and relief organization Khalsa Aid. Ravi has been working as a humanitarian since 1999, when he had the idea of taking the concept of langar aka Sikh community Kitchen to regions of the world that needed it the most with the hope that it will help to rekindle people’s trust in humanity.
Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, Sikh Harris County Sheriff’s deputy, was shot while conducting a traffic stop, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. He was in his early 40s.
Ed Gonzalez said Sandeep Dhaliwal, a 10-year veteran of the department, stopped a vehicle with a man and woman inside and one of them got out and shot him “ambush-style” at least twice in a “ruthless, cold-blooded way.”
She is 22 and completely badass. This Indian-American is the first turban-wearing Sikh woman in the NYPD. Meet Gursoch Kaur who upon graduating from the New York Police Academy this became the force’s first turban wearing recruit. There are just under 2000 Sikh police officers in the NYPD, of them 10 are women but only one, Gursoch, wears a turban.
On the occasion of Juneteenth, eminent Indian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur Gurinder Singh Khalsa has announced to donate face masks and protective shields worth $1 million to peaceful demonstrators across the US seeking protection from police brutality and demanding police reform after the death of African-American George Floyd.
An Indian-American Sikh woman, Anmol Narang is all set to graduate on Saturday from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Thus, the 23-year-old becomes the first Sikh woman to have successfully completed a four-year degree at the 218-year-old military academy
Navdeep Singh Bains PC FCPA MP (Punjabi: ਨਵਦੀਪ ਸਿੰਘ ਬੈਂਸ; born June 16, 1977) is a Canadian politician serving as Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry since 2019. A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, he has represented the riding of Mississauga—Malton in the House of Commons since the 2015 election.
Harjit Singh Sajjan, PC OMM MSM CD MP is an Indian–Canadian politician and retired Canadian Army officer. A member of the Liberal Party, he is the current Minister of National Defence and a Member of Parliament representing the riding of Vancouver South. He is Canada’s first Sikh Minister of National Defence.
Jagmeet Singh Dhaliwal MP, professionally known as Jagmeet Singh, is an Indo-Canadian lawyer and politician serving as leader of the New Democratic Party since 2017 and as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Burnaby South since 2019.