Tag Archives: Giani Gurbachan Singh

Takht : Efforts on for release of Sikh detainees

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today said they were making sincere efforts to meet the demands of Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa who had resumed his hunger strike for the release of Sikh detainees in Ambala. The Jathedar said he had taken up the matter with the state government, which would soon approach the Union Government on the issue ...

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‘Akal Takht’s edicts not taken seriously’

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh’s issuance of edicts and even the excommunication of three Sikh leaders from Haryana drew criticism at a seminar on Sunday. The Panthic Taal Mel Sangathan, headed by former Takht Damdama Sahib Jathedar Giani Kewal Singh, had organised the event. The group comprises several Sikh organisations besides some religious scholars. Giani Gurbachan Singh had ...

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Akal Takht jathedar should focus on drug menace: Bajwa

Baba Bakala, Punjab: Even as CM Parkash Singh Badal sought to be the representative of all Sikhs at the SAD rally, the Congress took counter shots at the Punjab chief minister and his party. The Congress also had organised a political conference on the occasion of the Rakhar Punia mela, which is the most important religious fair in the Majha reagion. ...

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Majithia meets Takht Jathedar, tenders apology

Amritsar, Punjab: A day after tendering public apology for “distorting” gurbani, Majithia on Saturday met Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and handed him over a letter of apology. Sources said the Jathedar received the letter from him and said the matter would be discussed in the next meeting of the Sikh high priests.               ...

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Sikhs asked to fight female foeticide

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: The three-day annual Saheedi Jor mela concluded here today with an impressive Nagar Kirtan from Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib to Gurdwara Jyoti Swarup Sahib after “ardas” by Giani Mal Singh, Jathedar, Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib. Lakhs of devotees accompanied the Nagar Kirtan that was led by the Panj Piare. The Nihangs displayed their martial skills on the occasion. In ...

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