Entries by Sikh Council

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SCUK: Minorities are ‘losing faith.’

Our response to Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report 2421- Please Read/Download Full Statement (PDF) Here The Sikh Council UK, as the largest representative platform of Sikhs in the UK, is one of many organisations representing minority communities in the UK that is strongly disappointed by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report. […]

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Mixed feelings on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: SCUK

Please Read/Download Full PDF statement here The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill has passed its second reading in parliament. The Sikh Council UK, as the largest representative platform of Sikhs in the UK, is concerned about the implications this has on fundamental human rights, including the right to protest peacefully. Membership Secretary Bhervinder Singh […]

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SCUK: ‘Hindutva’ threat to UK Communal Harmony

Read/Download PDF Here The Sikh Council UK expresses concern over rising community tensions in the UK due to events in India. We feel that India’s current domestic policy endangers the communal harmony between different communities of Indian origin in the UK, especially minorities like the Sikhs. Since the onset of the farmers’ protest, there has […]

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India must tread carefully: The impact of its present actions will shape Sikh attitudes for generations.

Read/Download Full Statement Here There is global outrage in response to India’s handling of the farmers’ protests. From the onset of this historic movement, there has been a direct campaign to malign and demonise the farmers. Sadly, state-favoured media, politicians and various influencers have contributed to a dangerous narrative that harbours religious tension and polarity. An extremely offensive manifestation of […]

COVID-19 Survey: Gudwaras may have to stop wider community outreach

Whilst we’re all worried about the new stains of COVID19, there is a worrying financial strain on our religious institutions, many of which may not be able to recuperate. Sikh Council UK, the largest representative platform of Sikh Gurdwaras and organisations, surveyed member Gurdwaras – the results are worrying. Sadly, for a chance of survival, […]

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UPDATED: COVID-19 Guidance for Gurdwaras and Sikh Community

This SCUK COVID19 Guidance 070121 definitive document is produced as a collaboration between the Sikh Council UK and the Sikh Doctors Association. It takes effect (legally) from 6th January, 2021. Official Government guidance In the event of any conflict between any applicable legislation (including the health and safety legislation) and this guidance, the applicable legislation […]

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ਸਿੱਖ ਕੌਂਸਲ ਯੂ.ਕੇ. ਵਲੋਂ ਕਿਸਾਨੀ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਦੇ ਹੱਕ ‘ਚ ‘ਰੈਡ ਅਲਰਟ’ ਜਾਰੀ

ਖੇਤੀ ਸੰਕਟ ਬਾਰੇ ਸਾਡੇ ਵਲੋਂ ਹੁਣੇ ਜਿਹੇ ਕੀਤੇ ਸਰਵੇਖਣ ‘ਚ ਸ਼ਾਮਲ ਹੋਏ 93% ਲੋਕਾਂ ਨੇ ਇਹ ਮਹਿਸੂਸ ਕੀਤਾ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਭਾਰਤ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਦੁਆਰਾ ਪਾਸ ਕੀਤੇ ਗਏ ਨਵੇਂ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਵਿਰੋਧੀ ਕਾਨੂੰਨਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਮਨੁੱਖੀ ਅਧਿਕਾਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਉਲੰਘਣਾ ਵਧੇਗੀ। ਹਾਲਾਤ ਵੇਖਦਿਆ ਇਸੇ ਸੰਦਰਭ ਵਿਚ ਸਿੱਖ ਕੌਂਸਲ ਯੂ.ਕੇ. ਸਮੂਹ ਜਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ, ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਿਆਂ ਅਤੇ ਮਨੁੱਖੀ ਅਧਿਕਾਰ ਸੰਸਥਾਵਾ ਨੂੰ ਹੇਠ ਦਿੱਤੇ ਸਾਂਝੇ […]

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Sikh Council UK issues ‘Red Alert’ on Farmers’ Protest

In the initial findings of our survey on the agrarian crisis we found that 93% of respondents felt that human rights violations would increase with the new anti-farmer laws passed by the Government of India. The Sikh Council UK urges all Organisations, Gurdwaras and Human Rights Groups to sign the below joint statement using the […]