By Anuja Punj Prashar
The target group for CASTE WATCH UK (founded in 2004) is the population group labeled as South Asians. Although they appear to target all South Asians their focused emphasis is upon the Hindu religion and those of Indian origin. The website tells us that Caste is associated primarily with cultures of the Indian sub-continent and the stated aim for the organisation is to raise awareness of Caste discrimination in the United Kingdom and to strive for appropriate legal, social and democratic remedies.
By Chirag Patel
Current Affairs Officer
The Single Equality Bill proposed to the government has created many concerns amongst the Hindu community due to the fact that some lobby groups with vested ‘anti Hindu’ agenda are pressing to include caste discrimination within the bill. This is due to the fact that references used by these groups are targeted at Hindus and Hindu scriptures.
By Kajal Valani
By Chirag Patel
Current Affairs Correspondent, NHSF PR Team
NHSF (UK) are proud to announce that, after much deliberation, all Gurkha soldiers who have served in the British Army for more than four years have gained the right to stay in the UK, as well as full pension benefits.
The recent killing of Gangotri, a cow from the Bhaktivedanta Manor near Watford, is yet another reason why Hindus must unite and speak out to preserve and protect our Dharmic values. The killing of Shambo the bull earlier last year sparked controversy amongst Hindus who felt that the Government and authorities simply ignored core Hindu beliefs and values.
We come to two conclusions from a Hindu perspective: the first conclusion is that the bull or cow has died in sacrifice, giving its life for the greater good of humanity and other cows and bulls. This can be felt as godly and we must honour and worship this sacrifice. An alternative conclusion is that the cow could have been saved through a variety of treatments, and that such an alternative was simply ignored and that more Hindu must unite to find a common ground for change and ultimate preservation.
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I am pleased to send my best wishes to the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities in Britain who are celebrating the festival of Diwali.
Diwali, the festival of Lights, is observed right …