The renovated Khalsa Diwan gurdwara, or Sikh temple, in Wan Chai is a reminder of the contribution Sikhs have made to Hong Kong society since its early years as a British colony. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The renovated Khalsa Diwan gurdwara, or Sikh temple, in Wan Chai is a reminder of the contribution Sikhs have made to Hong Kong society since its early years as a British colony. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Sikh temple’s reopening in Hong Kong a reminder of the community’s contribution to city’s success, and that of many other minorities

  • The Khalsa Diwan in Wan Chai has reopened after renovations and, as is Sikh custom, once again offers delicious and nutritious food free to visitors
  • Sikhs have been in Hong Kong since the 1840s, serving as policemen, prison officers and security guards and running small businesses

The renovated Khalsa Diwan gurdwara, or Sikh temple, in Wan Chai is a reminder of the contribution Sikhs have made to Hong Kong society since its early years as a British colony. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The renovated Khalsa Diwan gurdwara, or Sikh temple, in Wan Chai is a reminder of the contribution Sikhs have made to Hong Kong society since its early years as a British colony. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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