DSGMC to start memorial construction

New Delhi: Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh GK today announced that the gurdwara committee would start the construction of the 1984 Sikh genocide victims memorial on the premises of Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib on November 1. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will lead the construction work. The foundation stone of the memorial has already been laid ...

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Relief okay, but give justice to riot victims: Sikh leaders

Amritsar, Punjab: The NDA government’s move to announce Rs 5 lakh aid to the kin of each of those killed in 1984 Sikh genocide has been largely hailed in Sikh circles, but there is a strong feeling that only delivering justice will apply balm on the wounds of the community. Talking to The Tribune, Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh welcomed ...

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Kin of Sikh Genocide victims to get Rs 5 lakh compensation

New Delhi: The Central Government today announced an additional Rs 5 lakh in compensation each for the families of 3,325 persons killed in the 1984 Sikh genocide. This is the third tranche of cash compensation for the victims and comes 30 years after the genocide. At least 3,325 persons, including 2,733 in Delhi, were killed in the communal riots triggered by ...

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Vandals target Gurdwara with Anti-Muslim graffiti.

Australia:  Confused vandals have sprayed anti-Muslim graffiti at a Sikh Gurdwara in Perth’s northern suburbs overnight. The multi-million dollar Gurdwara, which has been under construction in Bennett Springs for more than two years and is due to be completed in February, was vandalised around 1.30am by two offenders who sprayed offensive messages. Two people were captured on CCTV about 1am ...

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SGPC chief to lay foundation stone of Sikh centre in US

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is all set to add another chapter to its history, as the foundation stone of its proposed ‘International Sikh Centre’ will be laid on October 31 at Yuba City in the state of California in the United States. A 5-member delegation, led by SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar left for the US ...

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