Press release – Tom Watson confirms Labour’s manifesto commitments to the Sikh community

Labour Party Deputy Leader Tom Watson visited Gurdwaras in his West Bromwich East constituency today and highlighted Labour’s manifesto commitments to the Sikh community ahead of the forthcoming general election.

Addressing the congregations at Guru Nanak Gurdwara and Guru Har Rai Gurdwara, Tom Watson confirmed the Labour Party would be pledging to establish an independent inquiry into Britain’s role in connection with the Indian military attack at Harmandir Sahib (known as the Golden Temple) in Amritsar in 1984. He also confirmed Labour would be committing to honour those Sikhs who gave their lives in serving the country in the First and Second World Wars.

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