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In Holland Park Sikh Gurdwara, Children are in Charge (VIDEO)

11/08/2011 05:20 pm ET | Updated Jan 08, 2012

The Gurdwara Khalsa Jatha in Holland Park, the oldest Sikh place of worship in the U.K. is handling control over to children for one day a month. The BBC reports that the idea came from parents who wanted their children to have a bigger role in the worship service. Every aspect of the service was made more child-friendly, with kirtan (devotional songs) either translated or sung in English rather than in Punjabi, pasta and chips served alongside traditional Indian fare, and arts and crafts to create a sense of community and fun.

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