Central Sikh Gurdwara Board to organise prayers for US victims
Published on Aug 8, 2012 6:00 AM
The Singapore Sikh community has rallied behind their American counterparts after the deadly shootings at a Sikh temple in the United States (US) on Sunday, Aug 5.
The Central Sikh Gurdwara Board will organise a prayer session for the victims of the shooting this Sunday, Aug 12, and will send a letter to the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, expressing their sorrow and support.
The Sikh Advisory Board on Monday urged Sikhs all over the world to have a "rational and relevant response" to the shootings, and to make efforts to increase awareness and education about the Sikh faith and community.
Board secretary Malminderjit Singh added that the Sikh community here appreciates the Singapore government's efforts to foster a peaceful multiracial society.
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