Are you already missing the Olympics after yesterday’s closing ceremony? There are only a few months to wait for Punjab’s very own rural Olympics at Kila Raipur.
We’re going to feature a preview of these wild games, starting with one of the popular equestrian events.
Photograph: Harbakhsh Grewal
British Sikhs 50 years ago. This young Sikh family were photographed exactly 50 years ago in 1962 in the Hulme area of Manchester.
When did your family come to the UK? Share your stories and send us your early pictures of being a British Sikh
Source: Manchester Libraries
In collaboration with the City Sikhs Network, some of the GT1588 team were delighted to have been given the opportunity to present Labour leader, Ed Miliband, with a copy of the book “Golden Temple of Amritsar: Reflections of the Past” at the The Houses of Parliament.
Queen Victoria’s sons Prince Alfred (aged 4) and Prince Arthur (aged 10) dressed as Sikh princes.
Today’s Back to School image incorporates the birthday of the last Sikh king of Lahore, Maharaja Duleep Singh.
Known as murderball in North America, wheelchair rugby is proving to be a literal smash hit at the London 2012 Paralympics. Leamington’s Mandip Sehmi is one of Paralympic GB’s star players.
Join us in supporting him when the GB team play again tomorrow against Japan.
Back to School in 1875! A rare photograph of Sikh girls enrolled in a school in Amritsar run by the Church Missionary Society.
As children in the UK and elsewhere prepare to return to school this week, we present a new series of images from Punjab’s past on children and the world of education. To get us started, here’s a Sikh family walking in a procession – can you spot the 19th-century Sikh doll?
Image: Detail of a scene by Bishan Singh, Lahore, Punjab, c. 1860-70 (Collection of Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan, The Aga Khan Trust for Culture).