Sikh Celebrities Rally Behind FIBA Petition

[VIDEOS] The response from the Sikh community about the FIBA turban ban has been overwhelming....

The response from the Sikh community about the FIBA turban ban has been overwhelming. Not only is everyone clear that turbans do not pose a safety risk, people are fired up about reversing the policy. Following the basketball turban ban a petition on change.org has been created. The petition, addressed to the Sports Director and President of FIBA, is one sentence long and says:

"STOP racial Discriminaiton against Sikh Turban in FIBA!

#LetSikhsPlay"

Sikh organizations have rallied behind the petition which now shows more than 55,000 supporters

Among the Sikh celebrities that have endorsed this petition are: Daler Mehndi, The flying Sikh: Milkha Singh, Baba Iqbal Singh ji of Baru Sahib, Devender Pal Singh, Giribadat Singh, Bhangra singers and professional Sikh athletes. 

 

The famous pop star Daler Mehndi:

The "Flying Sikh" and Indian olympic legend Milkha Singh:

Baba Iqbal Singh ji of Baru Sahib:

Indian Idol's Devender Pal Singh:

Record holder for being the youngest Sikh to scale Mt. Everest Guribadat Singh:

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Singer Jassi Jasraj Singh:

 S. Pritpal Singh (National Volleyball Player), S. Surjit Singh Bindra (National level hockey player), S. Swaran Singh Brar (Director Sports DSGMC), S. Ranjit Singh (International cyclist):

 

 Singer Yo Yo Honey Singh:

Sikh Coalition started a facebook campaign with the hashtag: #CallFoulonFIBA:

 

 

 

 

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