In a historic first, a Sikh public prosecutor “who experienced hate and intolerance first-hand” has become the attorney general of the US state of New Jersey. Gurbir Singh (Grewal), 44, is a first-generation New Jersey resident, born to Sikh immigrant parents in Jersey City and raised in Hudson and Bergen counties.
By: Claire Tran During his first campaign for Hoboken City Council in 2009, Ravinder Singh (Bhalla) knew his turban and beard would not go unnoticed. But the 44-year-old New Jersey native expressed he was determined to not let his identity become a liability, and instead focus on the issues. The citizens
By: Jean Rimbach A Glen Rock attorney and former federal prosecutor became the county’s top law enforcement official on January 2nd, the first change in leadership in Bergen County in 14 years. Gurbir Singh (Grewal) was sworn as an assistant attorney general in Trenton in the morning and later as
Jersey City’s Sikh community provided free meals to thousands of needy people in its annual “Let’s Share a Meal” event. Scores of volunteers from the Sikh community came together at the Nanak Naam Jahaj Gurudwara temple at 1080 West Side Ave. to cook, package and deliver the meals. Organizer Onkar