WASHINGTON: Asserting that Sikhs are safe under the Trump administration, a group of prominent Sikh-American leaders have really declared that the Biden project is trying to “demoralise and demotivate” the community.It is because of President Donald Trump’s efforts to ensure spiritual flexibility and liberty that many Sikh youths are serving in the United States military today with their turbans and beard undamaged, stated Harmeet Dhillon, a Sikh-American attorney and co-chair of Lawyers for Trump.According to Jasdip Singh, co-chair of the Sikhs for Trump,
the neighborhood members in the United States have really never ever been as safe as is under President Trump. “We are a martial neighborhood, no one can bully us.By stating so (that the Sikh community is not safe in United States ), the Biden project is trying to demoralise and demotivate us, “he said.The Biden campaign, which launched the’Sikh Americans for Biden ‘, in a news release on Sunday mentioned that Sikh-Americans experience bullying at rates two times the nationwide average and have really reported a spike in these encounters considering that 2017. The Biden project vowed to take care of the distinct difficulties, consisting of xenophobia, being dealt with by the Sikh neighborhood in the US.Singh declared that a Biden-Harris administration would be”anti-Sikh “.
In the November 3 governmental election, Democratic presidential prospect Joe
Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris will challenge incumbent Republican President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.Singh said Harris, during her duration as California Chief law officer, protested the work of a Sikh man, Trilochan Singh Oberoi, who declined to slash off his beard.” Harris asked him to shave his beard and pick in between faith and income. Despite being of Indian-origin, she is anti-Sikh,”he stated.”We can not support Joe Biden or Kamala Harris. Those are not Sikh values,”Singh said.In 2005, Oberoi cleared the composed test, vision test
, a physical capabilities test, and every other test required by the state of California to get him a corrections officer job but was denied the position when he decreased to shave his beard. The department declined him, stating the state-mandated using a gas-mask throughout prison emergency circumstances which keeping beard would be a hindrance.Finally in 2011, after a six-year-long legal battle, Oberoi was appointed as a correctional officer in the prison and won USD 295,000 in damages.Singh stated,”I want to resolve all my Sikh bros and sis who are questioning me that how being a Sikh I am supporting Trump. I want to inquire a concern. How they being Sikh are supporting Joe Biden and Kamala Harris who are supporting and promoting weed and drug culture, who support abortion … very exact same sex marriages. Are these Sikh worths? “Singh, who is also a business person, stated as part of the 2020 election project he has been travelling to a few of the remote parts of the US and his turban and beard have never ever postured any problem.”All over I go– from Pennsylvania to Ohio, even in the remote parts of the country– individuals welcome us. Trump fans have actually provided me a lot love and love like never ever formerly. I represent Sikh and India with my turban,”he stated on Monday.Singh, who had in fact introduced’Sikhs for Trump ‘in 2016, declared Trump has exceptionally strong support from the community.”Sikh truckers in the United States are now supporting President Trump. President Trump has really personally acknowledged and thanked the help of the Sikh/Indian American community, “he said, stating that this year more than 50 percent of the neighborhood members are supporting Trump.Trump’s policies and vision for America resonated with Indian and Sikh worths, he said.Kanwaljit Singh Rekhi, a Sikh leader, stated all minority groups in US have actually taken advantage of Trump’s monetary recovery plan.” Little minority companies primarily owned by South Asians made it through throughout the pandemic due to President Trump’s aggressive economic recovery plan, “he said.According to Baljinder Singh, another Sikh leader, Trump signed the Religious Flexibility Act, which opened doors for Sikh members to serve in the United States military and other police, keeping their turbans and beard undamaged.