|Posted by charan on December 11, 2012 at 7:25 PM|
Religion in England and Wales 2011
The British Ravidassia Community
Jai Gurudev Ji
Jo bole so nirbhay,Satguru Ravidass Maharaj ki Jai!
Heartiest congratulations to the Ravidassia Community Worldwide on the acceptance & Official registration of the Ravidassia Religion in England & Walesby U.K.’s Government, in Census 2011, Office for National Statistics.
This was made possible with Satguru Ravidass Maharaj Ji’s blessings and awareness created by Dera Sachkhand Ballan thoughout the years in the U.K. and the hard work of the Roadshow-census board, the Diamonds of the Ravidassia Community: Shri Guru Ravidass Sabhawan, Sant Sarwan Dass Charitable Trust, Rai Karra Ji, Jetinder Karra Ji, Biker Chauhan Ji, Aatma Birdi Ji, Bholi Randhawa Ji, Tarsem Chauhan Ji, Mohan Lal Gaddu Ji, Sarwan Ram Domeli Ji, Raj Manak Ji, Om Parkash Bagha Ji (President, Bedford Bhawan), Sat Paul Ji (General Secretary, Bedford Bhawan) they went all around U.K. created awareness in cities: Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Coventry, Bedford, Walsall, Gravesend, Leicester, Luton, Willenhall, Darlaston. Together with the grand total of 11,058 people who proudly declared themselves Ravidassia, they all together wrote History!
Ravidassia religion will provide us Unity, a life full of harmony, the chance to contribute in serving the community and nation. We have our own identity now. We are no longer second-class citizens of any other religion. Our Martyrs will be remembered forever, and will never be forgotten by the upcoming generations. Every Ravidassia will be able to live his life with dignity, and succeed in his work. Our needs and wishes will be fulfilled in various fields: proper medicalcare, education, political rights and employement prospects. With thanks to every single Ravidassia who participated in Census 2011, we will have a very bright future.
The next UK Religion-based census to take place will be conducted in year 2021, lets all take the pledge to tick other and write Ravidassia. Because we are worth it. Jai Gurudev Ji!
This victory was celebrated in the KanshiTV studio on 11/12/2012.
Report by the Office for National Statistics.
Changing picture of religious affiliation over last decade.
Religion in England and Wales 2011
Coverage: England and Wales
Date: 11 December 2012
Geographical Area: Local Authority and County
Theme: People and Places
The largest religion in the 2011 Census for England and Wales was Christianity with 33.2 million people (59.3 per cent of the population). Muslims were the next largest religious group with 2.7 million people (4.8 per cent of the population). 14.1 million people in England and Wales said they had no religion, around a quarter (25.1 per cent ) of the population. Of the other main religious groups: 817,000 people identified themselves as Hindu (1.5 per cent of population); 423,000 people identified as Sikh (0.8 per cent ); 263,000 people as Jewish (0.5 per cent ) and 248,000 people as Buddhist (0.4 per cent ). 240,000 people (0.4 per cent ) identified with religions which did not fall into any of the main religious categories. The most common groups were Pagan and Spiritualist, accounting for 57,000 people and 39,000 people respectively. Some of the other higher reporting groups included Mixed Religion with 24,000 people, Jain with 20,000 people and >>>>Ravidassia with 11,058 people.<<<< The religion question was the only voluntary question on the 2011 census and 7.2 per cent of people did not answer the question.
Hereby yesterday's KanshiTV show, informing you about the hard work behind this great success, the road to census 2011 (in Punjabi)
Jai Gurudev Dhan Gurudev
Jo bole so nirbhay, Satguru Ravidass Maharaj ki Jai!!!!!!!!