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SGPC involved in attack on Sri Harmander Sahib in 1984

Amritsar, Punjab: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandak Committee (SGPC) is the caretaker of all historical Sikh Gurudwaras in India except Delhi. Delhi Gurudwaras are being managed by Delhi Gurdwara Management Committee (DGMC). Both property management entities are being 100% funded by donations from the Sikh Community. Millions of dollars are being pumped into these organizations everyday and at the end of the ...

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Sikh heritage sites in Pakistan in ‘poor shape’

Amritsar, Punjab: After his visit to Pakistan recently, UK-based Sikh historian Bobby Singh Bansal feels though Pakistan has several forts and palaces dating back to Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s era, there was a dire need to restore and preserve these for the coming generations and to sensitise Pakistanis about their significance. Talking to The Tribune here, Bansal said he had visit ed ...

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Punjabi varsity to digitise research on Ghadar mutiny

Patiala, Punjab: Punjabi University is all set to digitise the literary research papers and other articles related to the Ghadar movement. The centenary celebrations of the movement culminated on November 1. The university has over 1,000 books, newspaper articles and research papers related to the movement. Some of them, being very old, are in bad shape. Taking note of their condition, ...

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Copy of 1809 Amritsar treaty up for UK auction

London, UK: A copy of the Treaty of Amritsar, dating back to the early 19th century, will be the highlight of an auction in the UK of rare historical documents related to Sikhs. The treaty, which was a pact struck between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Charles T Metcalfe on behalf of the British East India Company in 1809, is expected to ...

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