Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban?

Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban?

Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban? The turban is worn by millions of Sikhs – traditionally, mostly male ones. Now many Sikh women are donning it, too. Why? “Doing this has helped me stay grounded and focused on what my responsibilities are as a human being.” Devinder is in her early 40s. She’s a slender, tall British-Indian Sikh woman. She works as a teaching assistant at her local school in Ilford, north-east London. You can’t help but notice that she wears a turban, or what’s commonly known…

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Appealing mosque ruling could cost NJ town millions, expert says

Appealing mosque ruling could cost NJ town millions, expert says A New Year’s Eve court ruling against Bernards Township, N.J., for its rejection of a proposed mosque means officials could face a million-dollar judgment if they appeal and lose, said an expert in federal law. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp’s decision against the township was a victory for the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge, whose plan to build a mosque on a 4-acre lot in Liberty Corner went through more than three years of hearings before being rejected.  The township’s core…

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