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‘Akal Purkh ki Fauj’ holds blood donation camp in Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: The ‘Akal Purkh ki Fauj’, a social-cum-religious group, on Saturday held a blood donation camp near Gurdwara Ramsar here and appealed for peace and communal harmony. ‘Akal Purkh ki Fauj’ patron Jaswinder Singh said, “The idea behind holding the camp is to send a message that instead of spilling blood we must join hands to donate blood and save ...

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Badal slams Haryana Cong for separate gurdwara committee

Talwandi Sabo, Punjab: Reacting to the recent statement by Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda that the state would have a separate gurdwara committee for Haryana, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said the Congress was playing with fire as Sikhs would not tolerate interference in their religious affairs. He said the move to divide Sikhs was uncalled for ...

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Normalcy returns to Golden Temple a day after clash

Amritsar, Punjab: Normalcy returned to the Golden Temple on Saturday with a large number of devotees paying obeisance at the shrine that witnessed a bloody clash on Friday between the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) task force members and a group of radicals. “The rush at the shrine was normal with the usual long lines of devotees waiting for their turn ...

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REMEMBERING – JUNE 1984 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDIAN ARMY ASSAULT ON SRI DARBAR SAHIB (GOLDEN TEMPLE)

New York, USA: This week, from June 1st to June 6th is the 30th anniversary of Indian army attack on Sri Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar, Punjab, the sanctum sanctorum of the Sikhs and dozens of other historical Gurudwaras across India. This army attack codenamed ‘Operation Bluestar’ resulted in the death of thousands of Sikh pilgrims including women and children. The ...

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STATEMENT BY OFFICIAL OPPOSITION LEADER TOM MULCAIR ON THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1984 GOLDEN TEMPLE INVASION

Today, New Democrats mark the solemn anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib Complex — or Golden Temple — and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab, India. I wish to personally extend my sympathies to the families of all those who lost their lives and the families they left behind. The events that occurred thirty years ago, and the ...

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