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NYC (Plainview) – Sikhs in World War 1 – Exhibit and Katha
February 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
On Friday, February 22nd and Sunday February 24th there will be a special exhibit organized in NYC recognizing Sikhs in World War 1. The purpose of this event is to spread awareness of the brave sacrifices of our forefathers and build the youth’s confidence in their Sikh identity. Katha will highlight the mindset of the Sikh Soldiers and teach us how to apply the same Sikh values in our daily lives.
Exhibit & Katha
Friday, February 22nd
Exhibit: 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Katha: 8:30 PM to 9 PM
Guru Nanak Darbar of LI
11 Broadway Hicksville, NY 11801
Sunday, February 24th
Exhibit: 11 AM to 2 PM
Katha: 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Guru Gobind Singh Sikh Center
1065 Old Country Road Plainview, NY 11803
**Special guest: Lieutenant colonel Kamal S Kalsi will be attending the Sunday program and will have a question and answer session with the sangat. Kamal S Kalsi is the 1st Sikh granted Departnent of Defense religious accommodation in over a generation. He has been striving to change current laws that prohibit Sikhs with turbans from serving in the military.**