Interesting Story

Her Ghadar GrandfatherRani Johnson, who traced her roots back to an Indian revolutionary talks about her journey to Arthur J. PaisRani Johnson, daughter of an American couple, grew up hearing only a few things about her maternal grandfather.But this much she knew: he was a famed Indian revolutionary whose fight against the British took him […]

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The Spirit of the Ghadar Movement

Dr. R. K. Janmeja SinghIn the Western literature, the picture of a revolutionaryis a discontented neurotic who is fanatically pursuing a political end. Meeting two of the Ghadarites left me with the feeling that the Ghadarites were loving, warmand dedicated human beings. The Ghadar movement was a flood that was caused by the political barriers […]

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Information About Sikhs in America for Educational Purpose

Sikhs from Punjab and India started migrating to the North American West Coast in 1899? Twenty-two million Sikhs worldwide trace the origin of their religion to Punjab. Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world. 99% of the people who wear turbans in America are Sikh. Introduction In 1899, Sikhs from Punjab region of India started migrating to Pacific […]

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Sikhism

What is Sikhism? Sikhism is one of the youngest of world religions. It is barely over 500 years old. Its founder, Guru Nanak, was born in 1469. Guru Nanak spread a simple message of “Ek Onkar”: we are all one, created by One Creator of all Creation. This was at a time when India was […]

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Sikh Farmers in California

In Yuba-Sutter County, Sikh farmers account for: 95% of the peach farming60% prune farming20% almonds and Walnuts In the Bakersfield & Freson area 20% of the table grapes are grown by Sikh farmers.                                                           A Sikh Family Pioneer Asian Indian Migration to North America  The Punjab province, which is part of present-day India and Pakistan, was a great source of […]

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Pioneer Asian Indian Immigration to the Pacific Coast

Report on the International Conference on the Sikh Diaspora, April 21-22, 2001, University of California, Santa Barbara [Report written by Shinder S Thandi, Visiting Professor in Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA] The Sikh community, now numbering around 20 million, is scattered across the globe. Whilst the majority of Sikhs still reside in the Punjab […]

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