Tag Archives: Harmander Sahib

Verandas along parkarma to be redone

Amritsar: Pilgrims visiting the Harimandir Sahib will not have to walk on the parkarma of the holy sarovar in harsh weather as re-doing of the verandahs along the passage is expected to be completed in three to four months. The verandas in the Harimandir Sahib complex along the parkarma on all four sides give shelter to devotees from harsh weather ...

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SGPC reconsider World Heritage Status

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC has decided to reconsider the issue of getting world heritage status for Harmandar Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar, from Unesco. The exercise has been started on the directions of the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Committee, which received a petition seeking direction to the SGPC to consider the issue of getting world heritage status for Harmandar Sahib so that ...

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Varun Gandhi denied Siropa at Darbar Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Pilibhit MP Varun Gandhi, who paid obeisance at Harmandar Sahib here on Sunday, was denied a `siropa’ (robe of honour) by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC). He was only given a set of books on Sikh history. Punjab Sikhs had protested against the BJP leader following his allegedly communal speech during campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections ...

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