Washington [US], March 30 (ANI): Sikh bodies hailed US Congress’ resolution to observe Vaisakhi on April 14 every year as ‘National Sikh Day’.
Prominent Congressmen including the members of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus introduced resolution 1007 in the house on March 28.
Sikh caucus committee, Sikh coordination committee, and American Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (AGPC) thanked the congressmen for introducing the resolution.
The resolution recognizes the contribution of the Sikh community which originated in India and began immigrating into the US over 100 years ago and which has played an important role in developing the US.
Appreciating the Sikh community’s role in the US, the Congressmen said that the people of the US feel obliged to honour the Sikh community’s important role in supporting and enriching the social fabric of the Nation.