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Dear Cyber Sadh Sangat Jee,

About 3,000 Sikhs from across Europe march on a Paris boulevard to defend their traditional headgear against a looming French ban on religious symbols in state schools, January 31, 2004. Sikhs say turbans and the light scarves that women wear are not religious but practical items meant to cover the hair they never cut. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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Sikhs wave the French national flag as about 3,000 Sikhs from across Europe march on a Paris boulevard to defend their traditional headgear against a looming French ban on religious symbols in state schools, January 31, 2004. Sikhs say turbans and the light scarves that women wear are not religious but practical items meant to cover the hair they never cut. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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Indian Sikh students hold placards as they shout religious slogans during the protest in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, February 12, 2004. The students were protesting against the proposed ban on turbans in primary schools by the French government. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

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French Foreign Minister Dominique De Villepin has told India it would seek to resolve 'in the best possible way' the Sikh community's concerns over a French ban on the wearing of religious symbols, including Sikh turbans, in state schools(AFP) http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...4gdew95q_photo0

Young Sikhs demonstrate near the French embassy against the French government's planned ban on students wearing headscarves, and all other overt religious symbols in state schools in London, February 21, 2004. REUTERS/David Bebber

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Sikh men demonstrate near the French embassy in London against the French government's planned ban on students wearing headscarves and all other overt religious symbols in state schools, February 21, 2004. REUTERS/David Bebber

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About 3,000 Sikhs from across Europe march on a Paris boulevard to defend their traditional headgear against a looming French ban on religious symbols in state schools, January 31, 2004. Sikhs say turbans and the light scarves that women wear are not religious but practical items meant to cover the hair they never cut. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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French Sikhs hold a banner during a demonstration. The French National Assembly was to open its debate on a controversial law banning the Islamic headscarf from schools, a measure supported by a majority of the public but which has provoked an angry backlash from many Muslims.(AFP/File/Jean-Pierre Muller)

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A young Muslim girl has two French flags and a headband which reads 'Fraternity' on her headscarf as she march among about 3,000 Sikhs from across Europe protesting on a Paris boulevard to defend their traditional headgear against a looming French ban on religious symbols in state schools, January 31, 2004. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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