Sikhism in Singapore


The first wave of Sikhs to land in Singapore came in the form of sepoys (policemen) in 1873 brought by the British to help keep the peace and put down the Chinese gang wars. The early Sikhs were employed as watchmen, policemen or dairy farmers.

It was only after the Second World War that they established themselves as traders or businessmen in the community in High Street, mainly dealing in textiles. Today there are about 15,000 Sikhs in Singapore.

Gurudwaras:

  Central Sikh Temple
  Gurudwara Katong
  Gurudwara Khalsa Dharmak
     Sabha

  Gurudwara Sahib Silat
  Gurdwara Sahib Yishun
  Pardesi Khalsa Dharmak
     Diwan

  Sikh Temple Singapore



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