Sikh women in Chandigarh need not wear helmet

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has advised the Chandigarh administration to exempt Sikh women from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers. Singh received a representation, from Sikh religious bodies, that wearing any kind of cap or hat goes against the tenets of Sikhism. Chandigarh, a Union Territory, is under the administrative control of the Union Home Ministry. The official said the exemption was in keeping with a provision in Delhi. The Rule was further amended on August 28, 2014, and the word ‘women’ was replaced with ‘Sikh women’,” the Home Ministry said in a statement.

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