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Millbourne, PA Sikhs represent changing diversity of Philadelphia area

A woman stands in the shoe storage area of the Philadelphia Sikh Society Gurdwara(source: Philadelphia Citypaper)

A woman stands in the shoe storage area of the Philadelphia Sikh Society Gurdwara (source: Philadelphia Citypaper)

Daniel Denvir and Zoe Strauss write in the Philadelphia City Paper about the ethnic diversity of Millbourne, Pennsylvania (a suburb of Philadelphia), which has a large South Asian population. The authors describe their visit to the Philadelphia Sikh Society:

As to how a hub of Sikh and South Asian culture landed in this dense pocket of small-town development, cab driver Iqbal Singh explains what many others will tell me: He came to Philadelphia because he already had family here. And anyhow, New York is too expensive.

Read the full article here.

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