PM Gordon Brown Visits Sikhs In Derby

April 15, 2010

Author: Manvir Singh

Source: SikhNet News

On Tuesday 13th April, Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling visited the National Sikh Heritage Centre & Holocaust Museum, and the Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Derby. They were initially greeted by young Sikh children and addressed the Sikh community. They spent time looking at the exhibitions in the Museum, which highlight the huge contribution of Sikhs in UK. 83,000 Sikhs died in the World Wars and a further 109,000 were injured. In conjunction with the Army and the RAF, the Museum has exhibits showing this amazing history. Sikh women were involved in the Suffragette movement in the UK, and Sikhs today contribute widely to the richness of society in the UK.