Tag Archives: Fatehgarh Sahib

SGPC okays Rs 2 cr for J&K Sikh families

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC executive committee has decided to extend a financial aid of Rs 2 crore to the Sikh families affected by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. The decision was taken at the SGPC executive meeting in Fatehgarh Sahib today. As per a release issued here, the amount to be provided to these families was decided on the basis of ...

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SGPC meet to decide on aid to J&K Sikhs

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC is expected to extend a financial aid ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh to the Sikh families that are reeling under the aftermath of devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir. A decision in this regard will be taken during its executive meeting at Fatehgarh Sahib on Monday. The SGPC had constituted a sub-committee to take ...

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Plea challenging Haryana Gurdwaras Act dismissed

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana high court high court on Friday dismissed the petition challenging the Haryana legislative assembly’s competence to enact the controversial Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras (Management) Act, 2014, stating that a similar case is pending with the Supreme Court. During the resumed hearing of the case, the division bench headed by justice Surya Kant expressed that since a similar ...

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Cleanliness drive near Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: A day after a meeting with the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president and senior office-bearers, the municipal corporation on Thursday began cleaning around the Golden Temple. On Wednesday, municipal commissioner Pradeep Sabharwal had shown the plan to with the SGPC president. “The aim is to give the visiting devotees a clean environment,” said Sabharwal. The MC will focus ...

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MC commissioner meets SGPC chief, discusses sanitation plan

Amritsar, Punjab: With the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee taking up the cleanliness work around the Golden Temple in its hand, the MC authorities on Wednesday swung into action and held a meeting with SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar and senior office bearers. Even as municipal commissioner Pradeep Kumar held discussions with SGPC office bearers, the MC wants to run this drive ...

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