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Gurpurb on Jan 7

Amritsar, Punjab: The Sikh clergy today decided to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh’s birth anniversary on January 7 instead of December 28. The Martyrdom Day of the four Sahibzadas also falls on December 28. Addressing mediapersons, Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said: “We have directed the SGPC and the Sikh Sangat to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh’s birth anniversary on January 7 ...

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Preparations on for 3 Sikh events

Amritsar, Punjab: The Sikh community is gearing up for three major events in the coming years – the 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib next year, the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in 2017 and the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in 2019. The SGPC has decided to hold grand celebrations to mark the 350th foundation day ...

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SGPC starts restoration work on five forts

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: The restoration work on five forts built by Guru Gobind Singh was started by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee here today. The restoration of the forts is part of a year-long celebration of the 350th anniversary of Anandpur Sahib, which was founded on June 19. Sant Labh Singh has been handed over the kar sewa of Anandgarh Sahib Fort, ...

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Shaheedi Jor Mela in Fatehgarh Sahib losing religious spirit

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: The annual Shaheedi Jor Mela, held in the memory of Guru Gobind Singh’s two young sons-Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh- who were bricked alive inside a wall here in Fatehgarh Sahib, has undergone a sea change in the recent years. The attitude of politicians has altered the flavour of the mela, which has become modernised with each passing ...

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HC tells state govt to display relics of Sikh gurus in Nabha

Chandigarh, Punjab: Sikh worshippers would now be able to pay obeisance to more than 240-yearold 15 sacred relics of Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Hargobind and Guru Teg Bahadur as the Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the Punjab government to ensure public display of these relics at a suitable place/ gurdwara at Nabha in Patiala district within a month. The ...

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