Tag Archives: Gurdwara

Gurdwara row: Sikh bodies challenge edict

Abohar, Rajasthan: The “trustees” of Gurdwara Buddha Johad (Raisinghnagar), who were sacked by Akal Takht today, held a meeting of Sikh organisations at a gurdwara in Sriganganagar. They challenged the edict against the Trust and asserted it was not applicable in Rajasthan since the Trusts in the state were affiliated with Rajasthan Dev Sansthan Board. Taking exception to the way they ...

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Oz gurdwara vandalised, SGPC condemns attack

Melbourne, Australia: The SGPC has strongly condemned the attack on a gurdwara at Perth in Australia. In a statement issued here today, SGPC spokesman Diljeet Singh Bedi said the attack on the shrine was highly condemnable and the Australian authorities must initiate strict action against those behind it. He said SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar, who was on a visit to ...

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Vandals target Gurdwara with Anti-Muslim graffiti.

Australia:  Confused vandals have sprayed anti-Muslim graffiti at a Sikh Gurdwara in Perth’s northern suburbs overnight. The multi-million dollar Gurdwara, which has been under construction in Bennett Springs for more than two years and is due to be completed in February, was vandalised around 1.30am by two offenders who sprayed offensive messages. Two people were captured on CCTV about 1am ...

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‘Extortion’ call: SGPC restricts entry of hand bags in Golden Temple

Amritsasr, Punjab: Following an ‘extortion’ call, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has restricted the carrying of hand bags inside the Golden Temple complex. Sources said the Harmandar Sahib manager had received a phone call a couple of days ago, in which the unidentified caller had demanded cash without specifying any amount. After this, the SGPC informed the police and its ...

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Sarna : Kar sewa of Lahore shrine from November

Amritsar, Punjab: Former Delhi Singh Gurdwara Management committee (DSGMC) president Paramjit Singh Sarna today said that ‘kar sewa’ of the historic Gurdwara Dehra Sahib in Lahore, associated with Guru Arjan Dev, would begin in November. Talking to the mediapersons on his return from Pakistan today, Sarna said they held a meeting with officials of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), that ...

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