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Blockade of Harike Bridge to be lifted only after reinstatement of Panj Piyares

Tarn Taran, Punjab:  Putting all their previous demands on hold, protesters blocking the Harike bridge, on Friday, said the blockade would now be lifted only after the reinstatement of the “Panj Pyaras” of Akal Takht. Sikh Youth Federation (Bhindranwala) chief Gurjinder Singh, who is leading the dharna that entered the ninth day today, said, “Now our main demand is the ...

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Akali leaders Flee Kapurthala Gurdwara barefoot

Kapurthala, Punjab: Chased by angry Sikh protesters, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders had to flee State Gurdwara barefoot. Bholath legislator Bibi Jagir Kaur; former minister Upinderjit Kaur; SAD district president Jarnail Singh Wahid; SGPC members Gurpreet Kaur and Sarwan Singh Kullar; and district planning committee chairman Sarabjit Singh Makkar slipped out of the backdoor but many other leaders did not ...

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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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