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NEWS AND VIEWS
FEATURE ARTICLE
Baisakhi Awareness
April 20, 2003
The significance of the Resolution on Baisakhi, by Lt. Governor Bustamante, was to raise awareness of the Sikh community in California. The Resolution was presented to the Sikh community during Baisakhi celebrations on April 13, 2003.


Sikhs Commerate Holy Day with Parade
April 14, 2003: Lodi News Sentinel

OTHER TOP STORIES
Literary Giant Stirs Up Hornet's Nest in India
April 17, 2003: The Washington Post
Indian Sikhs Want to Repair Gurdwara Damaged in Iraq
April 19, 2003: Hindustan Times
92-Year Old Sets Marathon Record
April 18, 2003: This is Local London
Sikhs Get a Calendar of their Own
April 14, 2003: Hindustan Times
Congress Urges Miramax to Cut Anti-Sikh Scenes
April 11, 2003; India West
PM's Baisakhi Message
April 14, 2003; 10 Downing Street
University Begins Chair on Guru Gobind Singh
April 14,, 2003: Mid Day Mumbai

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"The Boy With Long Hair" Goes to California Schools
April 20, 2003
Baisakhi, April 13, 2003, was the culmination of an effort by Lieutenant Governor
Cruz Bustamante to bring together the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the California Sikh Council (CSC) to distribute the coloring book "The Boy with Long Hair" statewide. Public school teachers throughout the state will use the book to teach students about cultural diversity, acceptance and understanding.

The First Permanent Sikh Arts Exhibit
April 13, 2003
The Sikh Art Gallery is an achievement of the Sikh Foundation. Its chairman, Narinder Singh, donated $500,000 to the

museum and nearly 100 works of Sikh art. The gallery is named in honor of his wife Satinder Kaur.

A Dysfunktional Flop
April 14, 2003
A Racist Film and the Sikh Response
April 4, 2003

Griffin is shown outside yelling at an elderly Sikh man walking by, "Bin Laden! I knew you was around here! Gonna getcha! Told you I'd find him myself."

LETTER
Your Narrowmindedness
Arpana Cour (New Delhi)
April 18, 2003

If Nanak's verses have dance, song and joy of nature why can't we paint a dancing Nanak, dancingly crossing the flaming river of life, of hatred and divisive forces?

Sikh Arts
April 13, 2003
A Seminar on Sikh Arts was hosted by the Sikh Foundation on April 5,

2003. A panel of Sikh women made presentations to a mixed audience of about 100 people.

EDITORIAL
The Pitfalls of Eye Candy
April 13, 2003
Sikh artists producing works on cultural, social or political themes are certainly acceptable. But when they dwell upon Sikh religious topics, they have a huge responsibility to the Sikh people. Many have not lived up to that responsibility. A great deal of artwork, past and present, is disrespectful to our Gurus and boarders on being sacrilegious.

OP-ED
Quest for Freedom

Sangram Singh (CA)
April 13, 2003
The recent developments in the world have brought out a deep divide in most communities as if the current conflict was avoidable and as if alternate means existed to get to the defined goal.
LETTER
Mission No So Impossible
Donni Greenburg (CA)
As sad and distasteful as this story was
for me to cover, I must say I came away from it feeling the utmost of respect for
Sikhs. Ironically, the story may have given Sikhs more positive publicity.
LETTER
Saropas Gone Amuk
Kamaljeet Singh (FL)
Why are Indian political leaders coming to Darbar Sahib as guests? They may come as individuals if they want to, like some Mughal emperors did. But Saropa for them...? For what?
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WASHINGTON
Literary Giant Stirs Up Hornet's Nest in India
April 17, 2003: The Washington Post
SMART Warns Miramax
April 4, 2003: India West

INDIA
3 Sikh Youths Detained by Pak
April 20, 2003: The Tribune
Indian Sikhs Want to Repair Gurdwara Damaged in Iraq
April 19, 2003: Hindustan Times
PSGPC Releases Parallel Calendar
April 18, 2003: The Tribune
DSGMC Jatha Back From Pak
April 18, 2003: The Tribune
Chapati Making Machines Eases Tasks of Golden Temple Chefs
April 17, 2003: Channel News Asia
Sikhs Get a Calendar of their Own
April 14, 2003: Hindustan Times
Chamkaur Redies for Three Hundred Years of Martyrdom
April 14, 2003: India Express

niversity Begins Chair on Guru Gobind Singh
April 14, 2003: Mid Day Mumbai
Sun Spoils Father's Party
April 12, 2003: Indian Express

DSGPC's Drive Against Drug Addiction Hailed

April 8, 2003: Chandigarh Newsline

NATION
Logan Graduate Works on Helicopters
April 19, 2003; The Argus
Sikhs: Turbans Don't Mean Terrorism
April 18, 2003; The USF Oracle
Sikhs Incensed at Upcoming Eddie Griffin Film
April 17, 2003; Queens Village Times
Ban Eased As Air India Trial Nears
April 16, 2003; Boston.com
News Conference is Dedicated to Tolerance
April 16, 2003; The Arizona Republic
Sikhs March in Stockton to Celebrate
April 14, 2003; Tri-Valley Herald
Sikhs March in Freemont to Celebrate
April 14, 2003: Oakland Tribune

Sikhs Commemorate Holy Day With Parade
April 14, 2003: Lodi News Sentinel

Congress Members Urge Miramax to Cut Anti-Sikh Scenes

April 11, 2003: India West
Mission to Reopen Kitchen to Sikhs
April 10, 2003: Record-Searchlight
Fate in the Hands
April 7, 2003: Alemeda Times-Star

WORLD
Tensions Ready to Explode
April 20, 2003: icBurmingham
UK Brothers Found Guilty of Running Drug Racket
April 20, 2003: Hindustan Times

New Sikh Temple Will Focus on Bringing Youth Together
April 19, 2003: Vancouver Sun
92-Year Old Sets Marathon Record
April 18, 2003: This is Local London
Muslim Waiter Who Suffered Racism by Sikhs Wins Tribunal
April 16, 2003: The Glasgow Times
PM's Vaisakhi Message
April 14, 2003: 10 Downing Street

Anger at Mercy for Axe Killer
April 14, 2003: icBurmingham

Commons Celebrates Baisakhi

April 14, 2003: Hindustan Times

Painful Memories
April 13, 2003: Edmonton Journal

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