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Elections at Sriganganagar Sikh institutes upheld

Abohar, India: The Rajasthan Government has resolved the dispute over the election of managing committee to run Sri Guru Nanak Khalsa School and Colleges, Sriganganagar. The election was held on April 10. The election of Rajveer Singh of 38BB village as president, Mehal Singh Randhawa of 15FF village as secretary and Jastar Kaur as treasurer has been upheld. Lakhbir Singh Gill ...

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HSGMC Row: Akal Takht to form mediation panel

New Delhi: On a day the Supreme Court directed status quo (as of 2.30pm on Thursday) on the raging inter-state gurdwara row, Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of the Sikhs, said in Amritsar it would soon form a panel to mediate between the two sides. A Supreme Court Bench has posted the next hearing for August 25. The SC direction ...

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Akal Takht, SGPC blame Haryana govt for violence

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism, and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) have squarely blamed Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his government for starting a fratricidal feud in the Sikh community that led to violence in Kurukshetra and Kaithal. In separate statements issued here on Wednesday, the two institutions also accused Haryana Sikh ...

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SAD, Sarna trade ‘betrayal’ charges

Chandigarh: The flare-up of tension in Haryana has jeopardised the fate of the ‘ice-breaking’ Jagadhri parleys between key leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) held on Monday to resolve the crisis over the formation of a separate gurdwara panel in Haryana. Already at daggers drawn, the warring factions ...

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Tension at Nada Sahib as SGPC members, jathedars take charge

Panchkula, Haryana: Amid the stand-off over control of Sikh shrines in Haryana, tension gripped Nada Sahib gurdwara in Panchkula on Wednesday. About 200 jathedars from across Punjab, along with more than 25 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC) members are camping inside the gurdwara. Prominent among those present at the gurdwara were SGPC members Satwant Kaur Sandhu and Paramjit Singh Lakhewal and ...

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