Update: French Turban Issue Raised by Interfaith Leader at Religions for Peace Gathering

June 12, 2005

Source: The Panthic Weekly


On June 12, 2005 The Panthic Weekly reported, "According to a press release by the United Sikhs, a delegation of French Sikhs led by Jesbeer Kaur, a multifaith director of the organisation, raised the profile of the Turban issue at an international UNESCO conference on Religions for Peace on June 1, 2005. The conferece was also attended by the new French Premier's father, Xavier de Villepin. Jesbeer Kaur, who is also the president of the Multifaith Council of Australia and a member of the New York-based Religions for Peace, was in France to help United Sikhs highlight the French Turban issue through UNESCO. She was accompanied by French Sikhs Jasvir Singh, Bikramjit Singh, Savvy Kaur and Gurdial Singh, president of the task force set up by French Gurdwaras to assist in the French Turban issue."