Published online by Cambridge University Press: 06 September 2002
As many of us know, 1999 was a particularly important year for the Sikh community worldwide
as it marked the three-hundredth anniversary of the Khalsa. The hype and fanfare which surrounded
this milestone had of course drowned out reference to virtually all of that year's other Sikh
events of note. These events may not have been as profound as Guru Gobind Singh's declaration of
1699, but they are still very important and denote landmarks in
the history of the Sikh people.