Amritsar, Punjab: Giani Jagtar Singh took over as head granthi of Sri Harmandir Sahib from Singh Sahib Giani Mal Singh ji yesterday. Earlier last week, SGPC appointed Giani Mal Singh as Jathedar of Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib in a meeting held in Chandigarh. The official ceremony for Jathedar appointment will take place tomorrow at Takhat Sahib.
Ardas for appointment of Head granthi was done by Bhai Kulwinder Singh, after which Singh Sahib Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar Sri Akal Takhat Sahib and Jathedar Avtar Singh , president, SGPC, handed over Siropaos to both Giani Mal Singh and Giani Jagtar Singh after which Chaur Sahib was handed over to Giani Jagtar Singh by Giani Mal Singh.
Otehr persons present during the ceremony were S. Partap Singh Manager Sri Harmandir Sahib, Bhai Ravinder Singh Hazoori Ragi, Iqbal Singh Additonal Manger, S. Tarlochan Singh, Roop Singh, Satbir Singh (secretary), S. Manjit Singh , Personal Secretary to president SGPC, Baba Balwinder Singh and other Sikh Sangat were present.