Universal Peace Federation (UPF) A World Level Unique Platform to Educate People about Sikh Identity : Manjinder Singh Sirsa
New Delhi, November 12 : The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa has said that Universal Peace Federation is a unique world level platform to educate people about sikh identity and its presence in more than 70 countries can help resolving the crisis being faced by Sikhs in western and other world countries.
Participating in the Inter-religious Leadership Conference in Seoul in South Korea, Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that he was impressed with the huge gathering at the programmes of this forum. He said that it is also a proud moment that this UPF has organized more than 40 programmes in this year alone in which more than one lakh people participated in each programme. He said that as this UPF is working since last 44 years and has presence worldwide it is an ideal platform for the sikh community to raise its voice on identity crisis in western world. He said that though the Sikh Gurus particularly Guru Nanak Dev Ji has done a good number of Udasees throughout the world and people should have been aware of identity of Sikhs, but is was most unfortunate that they are mistaken on identification.
Mr. Sirsa further said that he has urged the UPF leadership to included Sikh leadership in this forum on permanent basis and invite its faith leadership for every programe because it organizes programmes in different countries regularly which are attended by over 3 lakh people in each programme and it is best opportunity for the Sikhs to educated the people about the sikh identity, sikh philosophy and teachings of the Sikh Guru Sahiban.
He also said that it was proud moment for UPF as its founder head late Mr. Moon and her better half Mrs. Moon are the only couple of the world which have been given due recognition by both North and South Korea for their efforts to reunite the Korean countries and solve the conflict between the two, stop nuclear proliferation, help in saving environmental degradation and inter religious discords. He said that this is a pious service for the society by Mrs. Hak J Han Moon who is carrying forward the mission of late Mr. Moon.
It is worth mentioning here that in this four day function of inter religious faith leaders deliberations are taking place to promote peace among the nations particularly the Korean countries. He also disclosed that tomorrow he will give presentation on sikh religion and illustrate to the people sikh philosophy and message of peace which Sikh Guru Sahiban had given centuries ago to the world. He said that it was Sikh religion which was preaching this mission of universal brotherhood and peace since its inception.