3 injured in clash at Patna Sikh shrine

Patna, Bihar: Three persons were injured today when two groups clashed over appointment of an ‘outsider’ as additional chief Granthi of the Takht Harmandir Saheb Sikh shrine in old Patna area, the police said.

“The three were injured when two groups clashed with each other with swords over appointment of an ‘outsider’ Pratap Singh as Additional Chief Granthi of the Takht Harmandir Saheb,” the birth place of 10th Guru Gobind Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar said.

The injured have been identified as Jathedar Iqbal Singh, his son Prakash Singh and an another person, the DSP said.

SSP Manu Maharaj was at the temple shrine to broker peace between the two groups.

Source: The  Tribune

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