Author: Witty Punjaban

Will the Diaspora save or doom Sikhi?

At one of his recent events the Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale encouraged his Indian audience to educate their children and send them abroad. “Let them spread out around the world“, he said in Punjabi....

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Who is at the top of the caste system?

Let’s get this out of the way. The caste system is horrible and should be obliterated. It has no place in Sikhi. It oppresses the vast majority of people living across South Asian countries and benefits the few. Just like...

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Sikhs in the Age of Trump

Some say the United States is headed towards fascism and that our newly enthroned white supremacist administration will destroy our country. It certainly seems this way. While liberal and moderate Americans take to the streets...

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The legacy of male preference

I’m the youngest of many daughters in a Sikh family. I have one brother born a few years before me. I have been raised to believe by relatives and my culture that I am the least important of my parents’ children. No...

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