Sikh body writes to Indian envoy to US over NYPD policy on beards for troopers

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Harjinder Singh Dhami on Tuesday raised strong objections to media reports of New York Police Department (NYPD) adopting a policy that stops Sikh policemen from growing a beard. The SGPC chief raised the issue in a letter addressed to India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, also a Sikh.