Religion and Culture abroad

Wresting matches : Jats at play

Indian langris (cooks) make wheat chapatis for the langar (communal kitchen)

Sikh soldiers at a kirtan (religious hymns set to music) in a French barn

The Sikh Kitchen in the Royal Pavilion Hospital, Brighton.Turning chapatis on the gas stove.

Men of the 45th Sikhs marching with the Guru Granth Sahib to attend a Diwan (religious service) whilst on active duty in Mesopotamia.

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    The Joint USI-MEA Centenary Commemoration project highlights the oft-forgotten role of India in the First World War and commemorates those soldiers who served during the War. The project is aimed at exploring India’s engagement in the war from a variety of perspectives.
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