‘Sikhs are part of America’s fabric’, says New Jersey Attorney-General Gurbir Grewal
Washington, October 17, 2018: The minority Sikh community, is part of America’s fabric, is contributing to keeping the country safe, New Jersey Attorney-General Gurbir Grewal has said.
Grewal, the first Sikh to become the Attorney-General of any American state, was speaking at the seventh annual gala of the Sikh American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) held in Jersey City on Saturday.
“In every position that I have held in the past and even as Attorney-General now, I have attempted to promote understanding and acceptance through my service to show everyone through my work that Sikhs are a part of the fabric of this country (and) that we are doing our part to keep all of us in this country safe,” Grewal said.
Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla said, “Organisations like SACC have a growing importance where businesses can come together to find meaningful value into their existence and join hands to positively affect people’s lives. It is great to see this platform nourishing the aspiring youth with innovative ideas from the role models in the community.”
Speaking at the event, Ravi Singh, CEO of Khalsa Aid International stressed the importance of Sikhs uniting for humanity and passed on his message of faith, hope, and humanity.
SACC president Sunny Kaila said: “We are proud of the achievements of the already established Sikh-American community in the United States. The gala is not just a showcase of these triumphs but also a realization of the fact that the road to success is filled with obstacles. Next year gala will be held on September 21.”
Every year, the SACC annual gala brings together top-notch speakers from the Sikh-American community who reflect on their personal and professional milestones to inspire and motivate others to succeed, a release issued by SACC said.
The annual gala is the highlight event of the Sikh-American business community in the United States. It is a showcase of successful Sikh entrepreneurs coming together for mutual prosperity.