Gurdwaras line up impressive programmes

Venkat Raman – Gurdwaras around the country would wear a festive atmosphere on April 14, which is the actual day of Vaisakhi, the harvest season heralding progress and prosperity, although several activities would begin this week. Sri Kalgidhar Sahib Gurdwaras in Otahuhu and Takanini (both located in South Auckland) have an impressive line-up of programmes commencing tomorrow (Thursday, April 2).…

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New Zealand needs unambiguous law on Kirpan

Venkat Raman – The Sikh community has been an integral part of the New Zealand society since the later part of the 19th Century; in fact, 2015 will mark the 125th Anniversary of the arrival of Sikhs from India. Since then, they have been partners in the progress of our economy. As agriculturists, horticulturists, property developers, entrepreneurs, industrialists, barristers, solicitors,…

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