A massive uprising of farmers and laborers is currently underway in India. Hundreds of thousands of farmers, laborers, and allies have been protesting for over two months in their respective home states, in response to three federal bills passed by the ruling BJP government, dubbed as farm reforms. However, farmer unions, farmers, laborers, and allies have rejected these bills and asserted that the bills are actually privatizing the sector, and further promoting corporate takeover- spearheading an eventual slow death of the small farmer. In response to the lack of action, thousands of protestors, under the leadership of farmer unions and…

Gur means Guru/Master and Purab means Day. Gurpurab is the day dedicated to the Guru, and centers around the birth celebration of the Guru. Today, Sikhs around the world celebrated the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Guru Nanak was born in 1469, in the village of Talwandi, Punjab which is now called Nankana Sahib- and located in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The first in a lineage of ten living Sikh Gurus, Guru Nanak laid the foundation of the Sikh faith by asking followers to build upon three pillars: Naam Japo (Meditate on the name…

Jasjit Singh

Sikh. Punjabi. Passionate about uplifting our most vulnerable & economically exploited. “Truth is high, but higher still is truthful living”- Guru Nanak

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