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Anandpur Sahib Heritage Foundation aims to promote and improve the infrastructure of the town.

Anandpur Sahib is the location where two of the most important festivals are celebrated: Baisakhi-the birth of the Khalsa and Holla Mohalla- display of the Sikh Martial Arts. The town is particularly associated with the Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh. Whilst millions of visitors come to Takht Keshgarh Sahib and the Sikh museum (Virasat-e-Khalsa), a lack of development ...

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Message by Guribadat Singh on FIBA Turban Ban

With the grace of God, I have been the youngest Sikh to climb Mt. Everest at the age of 17. I faced many challenges and due to frost stricken hair at the altitude of 29,000 ft at -39 degrees Celsius, I was asked to cut my hair to save myself. I refused to compromise on my Faith and God helped ...

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Muslim Sikh Clash in Uttar Pardesh

UP, India: Two Dead, 19 injured in violent clashes in Saharanpur – Several vehicles and properties set on fire Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh: Two people have died and 19 others have been injured in violent clashes between Sikh and Muslim groups in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh today. The clashes broke out allegedly over construction on a disputed property. Authorities imposed ...

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SGPC row: Sikh leaders call off congregations as Akal Takht steps in

Amritsar: Stepping into the row over creation of a separate Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the Akal Takht – the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion – on Saturday asked the warring factions to call off the planned Sikh congregations in Amritsar and Karnal tomorrow. As per reports, Sikh leaders both in Punjab and Haryana have agreed to follow ...

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Sikh Temple claims ‘no shred of evidence’ donations were mishanded

The Sikh Temple of Wisconsin has rejected allegations by a victim of the 2012 massacre that donations intended to help those who suffered have been misused. The temple’s board of directors issued a statement on Tuesday rejecting the assertion by Santokh Singh, a former priest, who believes he should have received a larger share. “He has no shred of evidence, ...

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