Sikhs in New York Greet their Leader on his First U.S. Tour

May 29, 2001

Source: Newsday

On May 29, 2001, Newsday reported that "area Sikhs joyously welcomed their supreme leader, who arrived in Queens...during his first U.S. tour since he became head of the world's fifth-largest religion 10 months ago." There are about 70,000 Sikhs in the New York metropolitan area.