SGPC starts restoration work on five forts

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: The restoration work on five forts built by Guru Gobind Singh was started by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee here today. The restoration of the forts is part of a year-long celebration of the 350th anniversary of Anandpur Sahib, which was founded on June 19. Sant Labh Singh has been handed over the kar sewa of Anandgarh Sahib Fort, ...

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SGPC offers free education to girls of flood affected families

Fatehgarh, Punjab: After dispatching food and medicine to flood-ravaged victims in Jammu and Kashmir, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to offer free education to girls of affected families, in colleges run by SGPC. Addressing the media at Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Sukhdev Singh Bhaur, general secretary, SGPC, said around 25 girls were being educated free of ...

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UP resident arrested for Golden Temple threat call

Amritsar, Punjab: The city police today claimed to have arrested a Muzaffarnagar (UP) resident for allegedly making a threat call to Darbar Sahib manager Partap Singh a few days ago. The accused has been identified as Kamal Verma. Harjit Singh Brar, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special) said the accused had lost his bag from Guru Ram Das Sarai inside the ...

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SGPC to help children hit by militancy in Nepal

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: The SGPC will soon set up a rehabilitation centre for children of 25 Sikh families whose parents were killed by Bodo militants in Nepal. A five-member team, headed by SGPC general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur, visited Nepal recently. Bhaur said the SGPC would bear all expenses on their rehabilitation, including education. He said these children would be provided ...

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SGPC team in Kashmir to review relief work

Amritsar, Punjab: A 15-member SGPC delegation, led by its general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur, left for Jammu and Kashmir to review the SGPC’s ongoing rescue and relief work there. SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar, who was supposed to lead the delegation, could not accompany them in view of the demise of former SGPC president Jagdev Singh Talwandi. SGPC executive member Rajinder ...

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