UCI News

How to feed crowds in a protest or pandemic? The Sikhs know

The New York Times, June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020

How to feed crowds in a protest or pandemic? The Sikhs know

“It is our duty to stand up with others to fight for justice,” said Gurjiv Kaur, a graduating senior at the University of California, Irvine. “Langar at its core is a revolution — against inequality and the caste system,” the antiquated hereditary class structure in South Asia, which Sikhism has always rejected.