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Sophia Duleep Singh event at Parliament

Essex Cultural Diversity Project  Celebrating the life and achievements of Sophia Duleep Singh Tuesday 27th November 2018 House of Commons, Parliament Square, London Essex Cultural Diversity Project organised a special Assembly celebrating the life and achievements of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh: Suffragette and women’s rights campaigner.The Event was facilitated by Sikh Historian Peter B...
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Suffragette Relay Flag and the Story of Sophia Duleep Singh

Suffragette Relay Flag and the Story of Sophia Duleep Singh 23rd October 2018 Great turn out at Guru Tegh Bahadur Gurdwara, Leicester where people came to hear more about the 100th anniversary of the Votes for Women. The Suffragette Flag which has toured throughout the UK reached the Sikh temple today. Tajinder Kaur introduced the session and Catherine Hallsworth (Festival and Events Team...
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Sikh Women in history: Sikh Empire to Suffragettes-Lecture

*The role played by Sikh women during the Sikh Empire and beyond has been marginalised,  as a result a hard hitting lecture by Dr Priya Atwal  set out to explain the importance that women have played over a century. * Dr Priya Atwal undertook her PHD thesis on the royalty of the Sikh Empire at the University of Oxford. On 20th July 2018, a special took place looking at the role of Sikh wom...
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Sophia Duleep Singh: The Princess and Suffragette who stamped her authority in the UK.

 Sophia Duleep Singh stamped her authority in more ways than one and in 2018 she is being remembered in a fitting way with the release of a stamp by the Royal Mail in the UK on 15th February 2018. The interesting and colourful life of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh (1876 –1948) is being immortalised in a commemorative stamp in the UK. Sophia was the Granddaughter of the Lion of the Punjab-Maharaj...
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