Turban talks held
25 Jan 2008
Majinder Pal Kaur, Director of United Sikhs, addresses a press conference on the issue of ban on turban in France, in New Delhi on Friday. — Tribune photo by Manas Ranjan Bhui

New Delhi, January 25 -
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today took up with French President Nicolas Sarkozy the issue of ban on turban in France.

Dr Singh raised the issue during his talks with Sarkozy who responded by saying that there is no ban on wearing of turban in France though use of religious symbols in certain situations was prohibited, sources said.

Leader of the Opposition L.K. Advani also took up the matter with Sarkozy when he called on the latter.

Sources close to Advani said Sarkozy assured him that he would look into the matter. — PTI


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