New York Mayor on Sikh Turban Eric Adams

New York Mayor on Sikh Turban Eric Adams called for educating people about Sikhism. Eric was addressing members of the Sikh community in Queens south of Richmond Hill. “The people of the city should be told that you are not a terror but a protector.

New York: Amid rising violence against Sikhs in the US in recent days, New York Mayor Eric Adams has said that the turban does not mean terrorism but it is a symbol of faith. He described the recent incidents as a blot on the country. He also vowed to protect the people of the community.

Call to educate people about Sikhism
Eric Adams also called for educating people about Sikhism. He was addressing members of the Sikh community in Queens in south Richmond Hill. “The people of the city should be told that you are not a terror but a protector. Our youth and adults need to know this.

On October 15, a 19-year-old Sikh man was attacked by a man in a bus. He also tried to take off her turban. The attacker said that we do not wear it in our country. Police arrested the accused for a hate crime.

Adams and New York State Assemblymember Jennifer Rajkumar met members of the Sikh community here on Sunday in the wake of recent incidents and hate crimes against Sikhs.

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