Fiji Puts Sikh Man on Currency Note


The government of Fiji issued a $2 currency note where a picture of a Sikh man can be seen. The government of Fiji recognized the contribution of Sikhs and honored Sikhs in the national currency note.

Sikhs living in the island country of Fiji have played an integral part in the fabric which makes up the country. Sikhs settled in the country over 100 years ago especially in the Suva and Nausori regions. Sikhs worked in the shopkeeping business and farming while the country was still under British rule.

The Sikhs got along well with locals due to their personality and looks which enabled them to easily be part of the community. The sheer physical strength and hard work ethic.

Sikhs in the Fiji Island have established them very well and they contributed a lot to the progress of the Fiji Island. Sikhs in Fiji has found the Khalsa Primary School and Khalsa College, they are there in the Fiji Island’s parliament and running their own business. Sikhs have created many famous Gurdwara in Fiji Island like Tagi Tagi Sikh Gurdwara, Suva Samabula Sikh Gurdwara, Lautoka Sikh Gurdwara, Labasa Sikh Gurdwara.

Sikh community has given a lot to Fiji Islands and their contribution towards the betterment of Fiji Island has been commendable. Many Sikhs have made a valuable contribution to the economy of this country and they still receive a distinct appreciation all over the world.

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