Tag Archives: Hindus

4,000 Sikhs to visit Pak to mark Guru Nanak’s birthday

Lahore, Pak: Around 4,000 Sikhs are expected to arrive in Pakistan on Tuesday for the 546th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, at his birthplace Nankana Sahib in Punjab province. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) deputy director (shrines) Fraz Abbas said, “Some 3,000 Sikhs are expected to reach Wagah Border on Tuesday from India and 1,000 from ...

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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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Takht, SGPC flay RSS chief

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) are feeling offended over the reported statement of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in which he had said that all citizens of Hindustan were Hindus. Reacting to these remarks here on Tuesday, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said, “We have repeatedly made it clear that Sikhs are a separate ...

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Declare Kalianwala Khu victims martyrs: Capt

Amritsar, Punjab: Former Chief Minister and Congress candidate Capt Amarinder Singh has supported the move to grant martyr status to the victims of Kalianwala Khu in Ajnala. Talking to the media at Ajnala today, Amarinder said, “Since the nation has recognised 1857 as the First War of Independence, those killed in the Kalianwala Khu for participating in the uprising deserve to ...

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Thinking about the big move – The Sikh way of life changing in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan: Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s court was one of the most magnificent in the world. The Raja had scarlet tented pavilions set up on gold and silver poles near the river. His courtiers walked around like glittering jewels. He created an atmosphere of religious tolerance in which Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs lived together in harmony. They settled in Peshawar, Orakzai, Kurram ...

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