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First American-Sikh woman sworn in as Mayor

First American-Sikh woman sworn in as Mayor

First American-Sikh woman sworn Mayor: For the first time in Yuba City‘s, and the country’s, history a woman-Sikh American has been sworn in as mayor and dozens of people turned out to witness the historic moment. Didbal started her career in public service in 2004 and served as a planning commissioner for ten years. She

First Sikh woman

A First Sikh woman elected as mayor in U.S.

Preet Didbal has been elected as the mayor of Yuba city in California, becoming the first Sikh woman to hold the position in the United States. Ms. Didbal was appointed by the California city council and will be sworn in on December 5. The first Sikh woman to be elected mayor in the U.S. told,  “It’s very

Sikhs raise USD 135,000 for awareness campaign in Yuba City

  Washington:  The Sikh community in Yuba Cityin California has raised USD 135,000 as part of a national campaign to educate Americans about Sikhs and Sikhism. Yuba City is home to many gurdwaras in the Northern California region and is also known for its Sikh farming community which owns large farms of Almond, Peach and raisins.