Yuba City's Sikh Parade Draws Over 40,000

November 5, 2001

Source: The Appeal-Democrat


On November 5, 2001, The Appeal-Democrat reported, "Yuba City's 22nd annual Sikh Parade brought a moving mass of humanity to Tierra Buena and Yuba City on Sunday. Organizers estimate 40,000 to 50,000 people attended...The event is considered by Sikhs to be the largest Sikh parade in the United States." The article continued, "A group carried signs saying 'There is one God for all creation,' and 'These we will defend,' showing the American flag and the Sikh symbol."