“This is not only for our benefit, (and) the Sikh community, but it’s also for our neighbors,” Samara said. “In the beginning we didn’t know what people were going to make out of this. But now everyone knows what it’s about. And now you see a lot of non-Sikhs, too.”
— Gurpal Samra talks about yesterday’s Hola Mohalla (a celebration of the Sikh martial spirit) procession in Livingston, California. The full article and additional photos are available on the Merced Sun-Star website.