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Akal Takht Jathedar congratulates UK Sikhs on 4 turban-wearing Sikhs and 5 Sikh women becoming MPs

AMRIK SINGH | July 06, 2024 07:46 PM

AMRITSAR: Giani Raghbir Singh Jathedar of Akal Takht has congratulated all the Sikhs living in Britain saying that 4 turban-wearing Sikhs and 5 women belonging to Sikh families became members of Parliament for the first time in British Parliament elections as a proud achievement for the global Sikh community.
In a written statement issued by the Akal Takht Sahib Secretariat, Giani Raghbir Singh said that during the last century and a half, Sikhs migrated out of Punjab and India to western countries and today Sikhs live in more than 161 countries of the world.
He expressed his satisfaction on the fact that by following the principles of the ten Gurus of 'Kirat Karo, Naam Jopo, Vand Chhoko', Sikhs in every country have shown their hard work, honesty and merit.
He said that of course Sikhs are sitting in a good political position in America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and Sikhs in Britain have made a good impact in the civil, administrative and political fields, but during the recent parliamentary elections in Britain, four turban-wearing Sikhs and Five belonging to Sikh familiesIt is a matter of great pride for women to become members of parliament.
Congratulating the Punjabi and Sikh Members of Parliament who won the victory in Britain, he expressed the hope that they will make a valuable contribution to the all-round development of Britain with their talent, foresight and political ability, as well as the international issues of the Sikh community and Sikhs abroad. In the religious freedom ofHe will enlighten the name of the Guru Panth by making his valuable contribution in the simplification of the coming problems and in the propagation of the principle of 'Sarbat de Bhale' given by the ten Gurus.
Meanwhile in a separate press release
Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, has, also congratulated the Sikh and Punjabi parliamentarians who won the parliamentary elections held in Britain and said that it is a matter of great pride for the Punjabis and especially the Sikhs.
Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami said that the Sikhs have gained fame all over the world with their hard work and dignity. In different countries of the world, Sikhs have made great strides in politics as well.
He said that it has happened for the first time that Sikhs and Punjabis have registered a victory on British soil. Advocate Dhami prayed to God for the progress and prosperity of the Sikhs and expressed hope that the newly elected parliamentarians would make efforts to solve the problems of the Sikhs living abroad.
In another press release Baba Balbir Singh Akali, 96 crores, said that the Labor Party has won a landslide victory in Britain.
He said that out of the total 650 seats, 412 seats to the Labor Party have been marked in the history of the British. The backward Sikh leader of Punjab. Tarmanjit Singh, Satbir Kaur, Preet Kaur Gill, Jas Athwal, Harpreet Kaur Upal, Gurinder Josan, Dr. Jeevan Sandher, Virender Jass, Bibi Ahluwalia have been congratulated for this victory.

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