British citizen’s arrest in Punjab sparks fury from British MPs

British-Sikh activist Jagtar Singh Johal has become the centre of an international incident after being detained in an Indian prison, accused of “influencing the youth through social media”. The 30-year-old from Dumbarton, Scotland was arrested on his trip to Punjab after having a sack thrown over his head and bundled into a van by plain-clothes…

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Thank you, Jagraj Singh

Jagraj Singh was the founder of Sikh educational charity Basics of Sikhi, and its parent organisation Everything’s 13. He studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University and served in the British Army before taking it upon himself to begin producing educational videos on Sikhi, in English, via the Basics of Sikhi YouTube channel, and…

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Sikhs do believe in the hierarchical caste system

Vaheguru ji ka Khalsa Vaheguru ji ki Fateh Should Sikhs acknowledge caste, and do they, are two very different questions. Caste is rejected in Sikhi, there is no debate about that. But us Punjabis love being rebellious and doing the opposite of what we are told, so much so, that caste is an integral part…

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