Second Sikh peer in the House of Lords

Lord Suri wih Gurmel Singh Chairman Of Sikh Council UK on his  left and Justicece AS Choudry on his right at Shepeherd's Bush Gurudwara ft

Sardar Ranbir Singh Suri, now Lord Suri has been made a peer – an honour given by the British Monarch that allows the recipient the right to sit and vote in the House of Lords –the most prestigious political chamber in the world.
Lord Suri is the second Sikh peer , after Lord Indarjit Singh to sit in the House of Lords.

The Sikh Council UK welcomed his appointment and pledged to work with Lord Suri on Sikh issues.


First World War Exhibition

King George

The exhibition which closed last month at the School of Oriental Studies University of London at attracted viewers from all parts of the country and walks of life.

It was a vivid reminder of the Sikhs as part of the landscape of British army and their main allies.

Some of the photos were truly moving and gave pride to every Sikh to feel proud of their forefathers and their heritage.
The Exhibition also encouraged many Sikhs to join the army.


Uganda Asians receive Gold medals

Justice Choudry receiving Gold medal from His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda celebrated with great pomp and ceremony the 52nd independence anniversary of the country that was attended by the Ugandan establishment and several African Heads of States.

The country’s highest civilian award, the Gold Medal was awarded to 21people on this occasion who had contributed to the development of the country during the past 50 years. It was anxiously witnessed by some 10,000 people who had assembled at the Kololo Airstrip in Kampala the venue of celebrations . The celebrations were relayed live on the Ugandan TV channels.