Army Cpl. Simranpreet Lamba (center) stands in formation with fellow soldiers before taking the oath of citizenship, prior to his graduation from basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., in 2010. He was the first enlisted soldier to be granted a religious accommodation as a Sikh since 1984. Brett Flashnick/AP hide caption

toggle caption Brett Flashnick/AP

Why Are Only Three Observant Sikh Men Serving In The U.S. Military?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/412274015/412305592" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Kuam De Heere, or Diamonds of the Community, depicts the assassination of Indira Gandhi and focuses on the personal lives of her killers. Critics say it glorifies them. The film has been screened in the U.S., the U.K. and Australia, but its release has been blocked in India. Kaum de Heere hide caption

toggle caption Kaum de Heere

Security Vs. Free Speech: India Blocks Film On Assassination

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/344036665/344036680" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Sikh devotee takes a holy dip in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, on Jan. 1. The British government acknowledged Tuesday it advised India before the deadly 1984 raid on Sikhism's holiest shrine. Sanjeev Syal/AP hide caption

toggle caption Sanjeev Syal/AP

U.S. Army Spc. Simran Lamba (center) was granted a religious accommodation for his Sikh articles of faith, including uncut hair and a turban, in 2010. He was the first enlisted soldier to be given such an accommodation since 1984. Brett Flashnick/AP hide caption

toggle caption Brett Flashnick/AP

A Sikh devotee takes a holy dip in the sacred pond at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, on Jan. 1. Official British documents released Tuesday suggest the U.K. helped India plan the deadly 1984 raid on the shrine where militants had holed up. Sanjeev Syal/AP hide caption

toggle caption Sanjeev Syal/AP

Sikhs and others who wanted to show support gathered Wednesday night for a vigil in Manhattan. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Mario Tama/Getty Images

Ambassador Nirupama Rao on 'Tell Me More'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/158501414/158502676" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Mourners gathered Tuesday night in Oak Creek, Wis. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Darren Hauck/Getty Images

Steve Inskeep speaks with Swaranjit Arora.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/158413413/158410822" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">