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Sikhs Save Drowning Boys – Yet Sikhi isn’t Credited

The courageous act of Sikhs in Sangrur, India has been covered by media the world over. However, unfortunately the coverage often revolves around the notion these men had to forgo religious rules to help the children. Just as in the case of Harman Singh of New Zealand who helped an injured child using the material from his dastaar (turban), Sikh PA look to make media aware that compassion is a major part of Sikhi and there are stories of Singhs using their dastaars in such fashion going back many years. See below for the story.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Sikh-youth-removes-turban-saves-4-from-drowning/articleshow/49157079.cms 

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