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Delaware declares April 2019 as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month

Delaware Governor John Carney has signed an executive proclamation naming April 2019 as the Delaware Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in recognition of the contribution of the small but influential Sikh community in the economic and social milieu of the state. In his proclamation on Tuesday, Carney said the contribution of Sikh-Americans to Delaware and the United States has been immense. Earlier, the Delaware House of Representatives and the Senate unanimously had passed a concurrent resolution declaring April 2019 as the Delaware Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month . This year s resolution is especially meaningful because it comes in the 550th birth year of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak, Delaware Sikh Awareness Coalition (DSAC) chairman Charanjeet Singh Minhas said. Before the resolution was introduced in the state legislature, the DSAC had sponsored an interfaith luncheon session and a presentation that discussed the universal aspects of Guru Nanak s teaching and their ...


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