Tag Archives: Gurdwara Panja Sahib

Operation aftermath: Target killings of Sikhs to be raised in parliament

Islamabad, Pakistan:After being pushed onto the back foot as a result of the Zarb-e-Azb operation, militants have found a new way to get media coverage — targeting member of minority communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). The target killing of Sikhs in parts of K-P has become a serious concern for Pakistani Sikhs. “It is a matter of concern, anger and ...

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SGPC jatha observes martyrdom day in Pakistan

Amritsar, Punjab: Even though a few members of the SGPC jatha today observed the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev at Gurdwara Dehra Sahib in Lahore as per the amended Nanakshahi Calendar, the event also brought bitterness between the SGPC and the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), which looks after gurdwara affairs in Pakistan, and the PSGPC to the fore. ...

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REVIEW: The Sikh Heritage of Pakistan by Dr Safdar Ali Shah and Syed Javaid A. Kazi

Islamabad,Pak:THE youngest of major religions of the world, Sikhism is only 500 years old. Its founder, Guru Nanak, was held in reverence by both Muslims and Hindus, which was why when he died the Muslims wanted to bury him, while the Hindus wanted to cremate his body. Sikhs formed somewhere between 10 to 12 per cent of the population of ...

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