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Sikh man attacked in Canada

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An Indo Canadian Sikh man  was attacked in Quebic city, Canada. This incident has been condemned by the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Supninder Singh Khehra is a 29 year old Indian citizen ,who resides in the Toronto suburb of Brampton working as a business analyst. Khehra was punched in the eye and kicked after he fell. Khehra ascribes the attack to be motivated because of his race and the turban he was wearing.

He told CTV News: “It was all because of my race, my colour and the headgear I was wearing.”
“I seriously feel depressed, I feel very bad about what happened. I’ve never experienced anything like this,” Khehra, said.
“Physically, I’m trying to recover, but mentally I’m thinking of the event more and more. I’m a bit worried about the safety of elder men and young children of our community.”

This hateful incident was publicly condemned by Trudeau, while he was at Washington, attending the Nuclear Security Summit hosted by US President Barack Obama.

Trudeau was quoted saying “We stand clearly against the kind of discrimination and intolerance that represents.”

Khehra said he was “thankful to the Prime Minister that he spoke about this issue”.

Khehra’s family and wife live in India and he withheld the information of his assault from them till it became national news. He waited to skype with his loved ones till his black eye faded away.The whole incident has been captured in video which shows men harassing khehra as he tried to ignore them.

link :http://www.hindustantimes.com/india/sikh-man-assaulted-in-canada-trudeau-condemns-incident/story-fCuldHqGKIkZRGjbu2MJEI.html

  • JK2020

    F’king cowards. £/4 men on one. Even then they ran to their car with the Sikh chasing them.

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First Sikh Football Cup to Mark 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Sahib

He said the Khalsa Football Club team would play matches with prominent teams in India as well as football clubs in different countries

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Our prime motive is to encourage the Punjabi youth to engage in sports as 'keshadhari' (unshorn hair and beard) players. Pixabay

To promote the Punjabi Sikh identity globally, non-profit organisation Khalsa Football Club in association with the Global Sikh Sports Federation is organising first Sikh Football Cup, 2019 in Punjab, an organiser said on Sunday.

Dedicated to the 550th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Sahib, the tournament will be held from November 23 to December 7 under FIFA rules.

“Our prime motive is to encourage the Punjabi youth to engage in sports as ‘keshadhari’ (unshorn hair and beard) players,” club president Harjeet Singh Grewal told IANS.

He said the Khalsa Football Club team would play matches with prominent teams in India as well as football clubs in different countries.

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Dedicated to the 550th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Sahib, the tournament will be held from November 23 to December 7 under FIFA rules. Pixabay

The club, affiliated with the Punjab Football Association, would act as launching pad for promising players to enter contracts with top ranked Indian as well as European football clubs, he said.

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Also, the unique ‘keshadhari’ event would help promoting Punjabi culture and Sikh identity worldwide and weaning away the youth from drug abuse. (IANS)