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Regina Sikh Society holiday sign gets a lot of positive attention

Former president of the Sikh Society Kuldip Singh Sahota said he hopes the sign helps build community with their neighbours.

A simple 'Merry Christmas and Happy New Year' sign has garnered a lot of positive reaction

Former president of the Sikh Society Kuldip Singh Sahota said his community is happy to embrace all religions and festivals. (Brian Rodgers/CBC News)

A religious group in Regina is getting a lot of attention for a Christmas billboard they've put up. 

The sign by the Sikh Society of Regina reads "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year". It is located outside their temple on Princess Street.

Former president of the Sikh Society Kuldip Singh Sahota said his community is happy to embrace all religions and festivals.

Sikh Society of Regina has put up a sign reading "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year." 0:59
"When you say Merry Christmas you wish the other person peace, love and prosperity," he said. "And that's what we want to tell the people."

Sahota said they've had a positive response to the sign so far. 

He added that they hope it helps build the community relationship between the Sikh Society and their neighbours.

The Sikh Society of Regina put up a billboard outside their temple wishing people a Merry Christmas. (CBC)

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