UK Home Secretary Visits Britain’s Biggest Gurdwara

LONDON, UK—Sikh Council UK today welcomed the visit by Home Secretary, Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP to Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Southall.

She heard about work underway to bring the community together to beat hatred as she met representatives from the Gurdwara Sahib, local charities and the Sikh Council UK.

Secretary General of Sikh Council UK, Gurmel Singh said, ” I welcome this visit and was particularly pleased that we had the opportunity to discuss numerous items that are important to the Sikh Community directly with the Home Secretary.”

He added, “Amongst issues discussed were hate crime monitoring, harassment faced at airports, procedures surrounding Granthi visas and registration, funding made available by Government for faith communities and buildings and the important role faith plays in the U.K.”

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said “The Sikh community plays an important role in the diverse Britain that works for everyone and I was delighted to visit the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara and hear about the important work taking place to unite the community.”

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara plays an important role in the government’s Near Neighbours programme, which brings together people from different faiths and backgrounds in diverse areas so they can work together to improve their communities.

 

 

 

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Usual sham public relations by govt, their cronies, the typically public relations seekingsikh Council. All am insult n affront to Sikh people. What has the UK govt done for Sikhs, sikh hate crimes, Sikh ethnic recognition, Sikh inclusion in national curriculum, Sikh human rights, Sikh genocide, etc. Totally nothing Sikh Council!!! Carry on the sycophantic tea n samosa charade with the crooked govt!!! Heard the one about a nation of lions being led by a packs of cowards!!!

  2. THE HELL WITH these pathetic politicians and so called Sikh councils, when shit hits the fan these cowards hide behind bushes like skunks, when you need them they are silent sheeps. We don’t give a damn about politicians coming to gurdwaras unless they have something good to,offer like,recognizing the SIKH GENOCIDE BY THE EVIL INDIAN GOVERNMENT

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