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SGPC defers its clean-up drive for Parkash Utsav

Amritsar, Punjab: Even as the SGPC has temporarily deferred its cleanliness drive around Golden Temple in the wake of Parkash Utsav of Guru Granth Sahib tomorrow, yet it has already prepared its special task force to carry out cleanliness in and around the Golden Temple galliara after two days. The MC too has offered its services and introduced amendments and additions ...

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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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UK: Nick Clegg sidesteps Justice for 1984 Sikh Genocide

London, United Kingdom: The Sikh Federation (UK) last year arranged a meeting of British Sikh representatives with Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister and Simon Hughes, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats at that time. In a more detailed follow up meeting in his office at the Cabinet Office Sikh Federation (UK) representatives suggested in a future trip to India ...

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SGPC to begin cleanliness drive

Amritsar, Punjab: It is said that cleanliness is next to godliness. And the SGPC has proved this to be true, having taken up the challenge of removing the garbage from the vicinity of the Golden Temple after the failure of the Municipal Corporation to do so. The decision has shaken the MC. Mayor Bakshi Ram Arora intended to join the SGPC ...

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SGPC takes up cleanliness work around Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: Unhappy with the Amritsar municipal corporation (MC) over poor state of cleanliness around the Golden Temple, the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday decided to take up the job in its own hands. The SGPC decision came at an executive meeting held in Fatehgarh Sahib. At the meeting, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar informed the executives that the ...

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