Sat. Sep 30th, 2023

Amritsar-The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami has welcomed the ruling in favour of Sikhs by the Queensland High Court of Australia in an ongoing case associated to Sikh Kakaar (image of religion) Kirpan.

Harjinder Singh Dhami mentioned that the Kirpan is a vital a part of the 5 Sikh Kakaars, which the Amritdhari (initiated) Sikhs are dedicated to all the time maintaining on their physique.

“It is good that the Queensland court has set an example by solving this issue related to religious freedom of Sikhs in Australia as per the sentiments of the Sikh community”, mentioned the SGPC President.

Appreciating the efforts of the Sikh household and the Sikh Sangat of Australia in strongly pursuing this case, the SGPC President expressed hope that the Sikh group of each nation will vigorously pursue the problems associated to Sikhs throughout the globe.

Notably, prior to now, below a discriminatory legislation, the Queensland state authorities in Australia, banned Sikh college students from sporting kirpan at school, which was challenged in court docket by the Sikh group of Australia. In this case, the court docket has overturned the ban on Sikh kirpan within the college as unconstitutional below the ‘Racial Discrimination Act’, with which now the initiated Sikh college students will be capable of put on kirpan as per the conduct of their religion.

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