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Sikh News After Turban Issue In France, Kirpan Controversy Rocks Chandigarh

Jun 1, 2004
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After turban issue in France, kirpan controversy rocks Chandigarh

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/5983_1080346,00430005.htm

Even as the French turban issue involving Sikhs refuses to settle down, another
religious symbol of the community is in the eye of a storm - this time back home
in India.

The kirpan, a three-foot-long sword kept by baptised Sikhs at all times as part
of their religious attire, has raked up a controversy.

One of the five high priests of the Sikhs - jathedar (head) of Damdama Sahib
Sikh temple Balwant Singh Nandgarh - last week refused to enter the US Embassy
in New Delhi after he was asked to deposit his kirpan.
 

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