Tag Archives: Akali Dal

HSGMC dharna outside gurdwara keeps Kurukshetra on the edge

Kurukshetra, Haryana: Uneasy calm gripped this holy city, as supporters of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (ad hoc) continued their protest for the second consecutive day on Sunday outside Gurdwara Chhevein Patshahi. The HSGMC has decided to wrest control of 52 gurdwaras, including eight with historical value, from the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) but Sikhs leaders of Haryana have ...

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Gurdwara act a solution to many problems: Chandumajra

Jalandhar, Punjab: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) general secretary and Member of Parliament from Anandpur Sahib Prem Singh Chandumajra on Saturday advocated the need to implement the All India Gurdwara act, which proposes single governing body for all gurdwaras across the country and is a long-pending demand of various sections of the Sikh. Addressing a press conference, Chandumajra said there was a ...

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Phoolka takes a dig at BJP Govt

Ludhiana, Punjab: Aam Aadmi Party leader and senior advocate HS Phoolka said the threat issued by the BJP Government to invoke Article 356 was in violation of the principles laid down by the Supreme Court. “The Supreme Court has held that every case where the directions of the Central Government are not followed by the state does not make out a ...

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Akali Dal back to its Panthic agenda

Chandigarh: The developments over the past one week have proved beyond doubt that it is the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) that controls the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and, thereby, has drawn political mileage from it over the years. This time, however, the crisis in the SGPC has hit the Akali Dal like never before. The inevitable splitting of the SGPC ...

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SAD communal or secular, asks Manpreet

Chandigarh: Decrying the Panthic agenda being followed by the SAD, PPP chief Manpreet Badal today asked Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and SAD president Sukhbir Badal to clarify whether their party was a secular or a communal outfit. In a statement, Manpreet said Badal must clarify the SAD’s stand before launching protest against the Sikhs of Haryana. He said the SAD ...

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