Tag Archives: Guru Granth Sahib

Gurdwara attacked in Andhra Pradesh, SGPC condemns and seek action

Amritsar, Punjab: A Sikh Gurdwara came under violent attack in Bijmour in Andhra Pradesh where the miscreants entered the shrine and beat up the volunteers, causing damage to the Sikh holy scriptures Guru Granth Sahib during the ongoing anti-Tenalgana protests. The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee today condemed the incident in strong words and demanded protection and safety of the Sikh ...

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Houses with liquor bars can’t have Guru Granth Sahib: Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht has ruled that Guru Granth Sahib cannot be kept in houses which have liquor bars or where tobacco or intoxicants are consumed. “It has been decided that Guru Granth Sahib cannot be placed in a house or location where liquor bars and substances having ingredients such as tobacco, intoxicants and halal meat exist,” Akal Takht jathedar ...

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Two stolen Sikh scriptures recovered from Bihar village

Patna, India: The police have recovered two ‘birs’ of Guru Granth Sahib, each said to be 300 years old — which were stolen from a gurdwara last year — from a village in Bihar’s Vaishali district, a police officer said on Sunday. The two ‘birs’ were recovered on Friday from an iron box lying at a railway shade in Muhammadpur ...

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Preserve rare Sikh manuscripts: historian

Amritsar, Punjab: Rare manuscripts, documents and Pothis relating to the compilation of Guru Granth Sahib, now scattered across India, need to be preserved through digital technology to protect Sikh heritage, is the opinion of historian Mohinder Singh. The historian, who is also member of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, was on Tuesday at Khalsa College here to speak ...

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Sikhs in south, northeast lack access to education

Patiala, Punjab: Punjabi University’s survey on Socio- economic conditions of the Dakhani and Sikh minorities in the Southern and North-Eastern states of the country has shown that the Sikhs are living under pitiable conditions. Professor of sociology and social anthropology department Birinder Pal Singh Singh, who supervised the survey, has said that Sikhs scattered in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka ...

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