Articles by Daljit Singh
We congratulate you for achieving a new pinnacle in your already distinguished career. With immense optimism we welcome the news of your appointment as Prime Minister of India. We are sanguine foremost because of your competence and integrity, and only secondarily because you are a Sikh. With your remarkable appointment as the Prime Minister of India, we are hopeful that India will be more faithful to the rule of law.
It is a welcome sign that in the last few decades, interest in the study of Sikh religion, its institutions and history, has grown in India and abroad, both among Sikh and non-Sikh scholars. It is indeed a healthy development. But, partly because of the variant background from which scholars are drawn, and partly because of the methodologies of study followed by them, a few problems have to be faced and solved. In this brief article, we shall consider some of them.