Tag Archives: Gurdwara

Harmony flourishes in Srinagar gurdwara

Burzulla, Srinagar: Twelveyear-old Javed’s house in Chaanapura, Srinagar, is still submerged. In order to survive, the family has enrolled at the Shahid Bunga gurdwara in Burzulla to get some rations. They are among the 1,500 people — Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus— who have registered at the gurdwara to get food, shelter and medicines. Perhaps the most telling thing about the gurdwara’s commitment ...

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Akal Takht appeals for liberal donation

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has made an appeal to members of all communities to donate liberally for the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. “In this hour of crisis, it becomes our duty to help those in need,” he said in his message. The jathedar appreciated efforts of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and said the ...

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SGPC takes over Jandalisar gurdwara

Bathinda, Punjab: After the arrest of Baba Baljit Singh Daduwal and his supporters, the SGPC has taken over control of the Jandalisar gurdwara in Kotshamir village. Led by Amrik Singh, SGPC member from Kotshamir, a large number of SGPC workers are staying inside the gurdwara while a posse of policemen stand guard outside, allowing none to enter the shrine. The name ...

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Ajnala martyrs’ remains immersed in Ganga

Haridwar, India: The mortal remains of martyrs of the 1857 uprising, which were recovered from a historic well in Ajnala, were immersed in the Ganga here today. Surendra Kochar, a historian, said a total of 282 Indian sepoys who had revolted against the British rule in 1857 were shot in Ajnala. Their bodies were dumped in a well, which was later ...

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The Most Beautiful Building in the World – Defended by Sikh Warriors

Harmandir Sahib: The Golden Temple Imagine the most beautiful building in the world and then add to that unbelievable beauty with a cover pure gold. But even the richest billionaire on the planet couldn’t buy this exquisite piece of real estate because it’s the holiest site in the Sikh religion. The opulence of northern India’s Golden Temple of Punjab – aka ...

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