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Gurbachan Singh: We are higher than Panj Piyares – Sikh house in chaos

They can’t take such decisions, says Makkar; we’re supreme, asserts Akal Takht jathedar Amritsar, Punjab: Plunging the Sikh ‘panth’ into a deeper crisis over pardon to Sirsa dera head, defiant Panj Pyaras asked the five Sikh jathedars to step down for hurting the religious sentiments of the Sikh community by taking decisions that were in violation of the ‘maryada’ (tenets) ...

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Beant Singh got shot in leg while trying to help Krishan Bhagwan Singh who later died by police bullet

Amritsar, Punjab: Two bullets fired by police have shot this Sikh protester out of reckoning for a Border Security Force (BSF) job and crippled his prospects of being an earning hand for his family. Once aspiring to defend his country, Beant Singh (22) of Faridkot’s Behbal Khurd village now has appealed for “a government job under disability quota”. On October ...

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Panj Piyares demand resignation of all Five Takht Jathedars – Video

Amritsar, Punjab: Panj Piyares of Sri Harmandir Sahib here today asked the resignation of all Five Takht Jathedars. They also want SGPC to remove all of their belongings from the Takht premises they represent. However, all the five Jathedars who were asked to appear at Akal today didn’t turn up on the call of Panj Piyares today. Addressing the media ...

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5 Takht Jathedars failed to show up in front of Panj Pyares

Panj Pyares ask jathedars to resign over pardon to dera head Amritsar, Punjab: In an unprecedented development, the Panj Pyares (five beloved ones of the Guru) of the Akal Takht on Friday morning asked the five Sikh high priests to resign as they had failed to respond to their summons over their decision to pardon Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet ...

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Advocate H.S. Phoolka visits families of police firing victims

Faridkot, Punjab: Senior Supreme Court lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party leader (AAP) Harvinder Singh Phoolka on Thursday met the families of Krishan Bhagwan Singh (45), of Niamiwala village and Gurjeet Singh (25), of Sarawan village who were killed in police firing recently, and assured them all legal help. Phoolka first visited the protest site at Behbal Kalan village, where the ...

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