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Sikh Summit to be held in Washington in May

A Sikh advocacy group announced on Tuesdat to organise a Sikh Summit here in May.

Written by Agencies | Washington | April 6, 2010 1:15:51 pm

A Sikh advocacy group announced on Tuesdat to organise a Sikh Summit here in May where members of the community from across the US would meet lawmakers to appraise them about the various issues being faced by them.

“Participating members of the Sikh Delegation will meet with US Congressmen and Senators from different regions and share the concerns of the community with our lawmakers,” United Sikh said in a statement.

The Sikh Summit scheduled to be held from May 3 to May 7,where members of the community would also be meeting officials of the federal agencies to bring to their notice the unique problems faced by the Sikh community,the statement said.

“The Sikh Summit is a way for Sikhs to unite and hold meaningful dialogue with government to promote solutions on important civil and human rights issues,such as Profiling,Hate and Bias Crimes,Articles of Faith,Xenophobia,the Census,Border and Watch list Concerns,Employment Discrimination,and Immigration Issues,” it said.

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