For example, her 2011 Wedding Vows collection took a stand against domestic violence by using renderings of kirpans
, the knives that are an important symbol of her Sikh identity, in necklaces and other pieces.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 14 (ANI): The Karnataka Government on Thursday cleared the row over the decision to ban kirpan
, stating that there is no blanket ban on the issue and Sikhs can carry kirpans
in the state as before.
In this instance, through in-depth consultation with the Sikh Council UK, Drayton Manor Park has resolved to welcome Sikh visitors wearing Kirpans
adhering to mutually agreed health and safety guidelines.
Inspectors reported that "some staff obstruct the work of others", "staff morale has dipped" and some staff wear Kirpans
- ceremonial daggers - in school.
Seeing that the youth were traditionally dressed and carrying their Kirpans
, as Sikhs all over the world do, the committee called the police and falsely reported that 'armed men' had taken over the Gurdwara.
The wearing and carrying of kirpans
shall be deemed to be included in the profession of the Sikh religion.
That practice conflicts with school no-weapons policies and school administrators have sometimes banned Sikh boys from carrying kirpans
Along with the total lack of evidence of school violence with kirpans
in Canada, that solution does not seem to have really shifted a burden onto anybody.
During the Hola Mohalla fair one can find all kinds of religious souvenirs in makeshift stalls like exquisitely crafted kirpans
, swords and daggers.
Visitors to Canadian missions who declare themselves to be Sikhs will be permitted to retain their kirpans
when entering the missions, provided their kirpans
are secured within a sheath, attached to a fabric belt and worn under clothing across the torso.
146)) In other cases, courts have found that kirpans
are not "weapons" at all, in light of their design and ceremonial purpose.
How does telling a Jewish person that in the workplace he cannot wear a yarmulke--or a Muslim that headscarves are forbidden or a Sikh that turbans and kirpans
are not allowed--further the kind of country that we strive to be?