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  • Resolution introduced in US Congress to honour Sikhs
  • Resolution to declare April 14 as 'National Sikh Day'
  • Resolution introduced by over a dozen legislators

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National Sikh Day in America: Resolution in US Congress to dedicate April 14 to the community

Over a dozen legislators were part of the introduction of the resolution on March 28.

A resolution has reportedly been introduced in the US House of Representatives to observe April 14 as 'National Sikh Day' every year.

The resolution aims to honour and celebrate the role of the Sikh community in strengthening and inspiring the people of the United States, as per a PTI report. The resolution states that the Sikh community has played an important part in development of US ever since they started immigrating to the country over a century ago.


Over a dozen legislators were part of the introduction of the resolution on March 28. These reportedly included Raja Krishnamoorthi, Mary Gay Scanlon, Karen Bass, Paul Tonko, Brian K Fitzpatrick, Daniel Meuser, Eric Swalwell, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Donald Norcross, Andy Kim, John Garamendi, Richard E Neal, Brendan F Boyle and David G Valadao.

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Both John Garamendi and David Valadao are Co-Chairs of the Sikh Caucus. The resolution was reportedly hailed by the Sikh caucus committee, Sikh co-ordination committee, and American Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee, or AGPC.

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