‘End ban on Sikh basketball players with turbans’

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Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) A coalition of US lawmakers Tuesday urged the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans, an important article of their faith. In a letter to FIBA president Yvan Mainini, 21 Congress members led by Democrat Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American Congressman and Joe Crowley, a former chair of the India caucus, took up cudgels on behalf of the Sikh players.

Source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/end-ban-sikh-basketball-players-turbans-154216341.html

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