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Remembering Lt Col John Haughton at Uppingham School


Date
01/02/2018
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    Today, we visited Uppingham School to speak to pupils there about the life and times of old boy Lt Col John Haughton, the commander of the 36th Sikhs at Saragarhi. The visit was timed to mark the 120th anniversary of Haughton’s death during the Tirah campaign. The talk was immensely succesful as filmmaker Capt. Jay […]

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    National Sikh War Memorial


    Date
    30/01/2018
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    Today we had the pleasure of attending the launch of the National Sikh War Trust’s campaign to create a monument in central London. The event, held in Parliament, was organised by Labour’s Tan Dhesi and attracting cross-party support, including Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid – who mentioned the WW1 Sikh […]

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    Saragarhi in 2017


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    29/12/2017
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    What a year 2017 has been for this project and our longstanding efforts to narrate the story of Saragarhi to mainstream audiences. In January, we began the year with a special meeting with HRH The Prince of Wales (pictured) where we shared the story of Saragarhi and how the British Army are succesfully utilising this […]

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    Saragarhi in India


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    06/12/2017
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    Fresh from our screening and speaking engagement in New York City, we were off to India for a special screening of “Saragarhi: The True Story” in Punjab. The journey began with the Maharaja of Kapurthala Brig. Sukhjit Singh Ahluwalia hosting the feature film at the Sainik School, which was attended by hundreds of cadets. The […]

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    Saragarhi in New York


    Date
    03/12/2017
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    On Saturday 2nd December, we had the pleasure of screening “Saragarhi: The True Story” in New York. The Sikh Art and Film Festivall (SAFF) hosted the event at the Paley Center for Media in Manhattan, which was attended by hundreds of people. It was a wonderful opportunity to share the feature film with an American […]

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    Saragarhi Film Receives Applause in Parliament


    Date
    14/11/2017
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    +Press Release 14th November 2017 Saragarhi film receives applause in Parliament On Tuesday 14th November 2017, the British Parliament resounded to a thunderous round of applause in honour of 21 native Indian soldiers who fought to defend British India on the unruly North West frontier in 1897. Parliamentarians, leading members of the British Indian community and representatives […]

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    Remembrance at the WW1 Sikh Memorial


    Date
    05/11/2017
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    On Sunday 5th November 2017, we were joined by Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant to mark Remembrance at the WW1 Sikh Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum. The event is a regular event, held on the first Sunday of November and before the national Remembrance Day.

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    Forli War Cemetery


    Date
    15/10/2017
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    It’s my absolute honour and a privilege to be working with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as a trustee of their new foundation. As part of this endeavour, I’ve been visiting CWGC sites to discover more about the men from all over the Commonwealth who fought during WW1 and WW2. At Forli, I saw the […]

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    Rimini Gurkha War Cemetery


    Date
    13/10/2017
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    On Friday 13th October I visited the Rimini Gurkha War Cemetery – to see the CWGC site and discover more about the Indian troops who fought in Italy. There’s more background and information via the Commonwealth War Graves site here.

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    Saragarhi: The True Story on Tour


    Date
    01/10/2017
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    Our new film “Saragarhi: The True Story” has had a fantastic response so far – and it’s with pleasure we can announce we are going on tour to screen the film in the UK and abroad. More dates and information will be shared directly via our Facebook site, so do bookmark and join the page […]

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