Sikh Granthi makes history, starts US House of Representatives proceedings

Updated: Sep 30 2023 10:25AM

Washington, Sep 30 (PTI) In a first, a Sikh Granthi from New Jersey offered prayers to start the proceedings of the US House of Representatives.

Granthi Giani Jaswinder Singh from Pine Hill Gurdwara in New Jersey started the day's proceedings at the House on Friday. The prayers before the proceedings are normally offered by a Christian priest.

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced that Singh would start the proceedings.