May 2014

Sikh Cover story in Uganda

By AS Khalsa
On 28th May 2014, Monitor a national newspaper in Uganda , produced a cover story about the Sikhs in Uganda.

‘You could have seen them but may not know them. Yet they are an integral part of the country’s history. The Sikhs have been part of Uganda’s society from as far back as the colonial era, writes ‘
Abdulaziizi K. Tumusiime.

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AJMER SINGH MATHARU, Sportsman par excellence

S. Ajmer Singh went to Senior Secondary School in Dar-es-salaam where he also excelled in many sports. At 16, he was selected to play for the Tanganyika National Hockey Team – he was the youngest representative of the Khalsa Sports Club. He played for Khalsa Sports Club Dar-es-salaam when they won the coveted M.R.DeSouza Gold cup in 1954. He later joined the East African Railways & Harbours. He participated in the Lake Province Athletics Championships and was the top scorer to win the Victor Lordum Trophy.

STAMPS and SIKH heritage

Sikh Heritage book

The book Sikh heritage through Stamps is a beautiful book on hard back. It is a vivid reminder of our past and present through the stamps. The stamps include those issued in India and rest of the world.Sardar Ranjit Singh had worked hard to produce this exceptionally high quality of book both in design print and content and we congratulate him and the International Sikh Heritage Centre who are the publishers