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SGPC deliberating on recycling used water

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is contemplating to reuse rain water and water discharged from ablution, langar (community kitchen) in gurdwaras, educational institutions, hospitals and other buildings, managed by it, to recharge underground water table. This was stated by SGPC Chief Avtar Singh Makkar while reacting to a query posed in light of a communiqué written to him ...

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‘Expect Badal, Makkar to respect sentiments of Haryana Sikhs’

Chandigarh: Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said he expected his Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal and SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar to respect the sentiments of the Sikhs of Haryana who sought a separate committee to manage gurdwaras of Haryana. Hooda, who was interacting with newspersons after the cabinet meeting when asked to comment on the statement made ...

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HSGPC issue: SGPC carries on with anti-Cong rhetoric

Amritsar, Punjab: A day after the Haryana assembly gave its consent to the formation of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (HSGPC), the Amritsarbased Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) continued with its anti-Hooda and anti-Congress tirade. On Saturday, it was the same old rhetoric from SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar, who accused the Congress of interfering in the religious affairs of ...

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SGPC wants Centre to intervene, stall move

Chandigarh: Dubbing the Haryana Government’s initiative to carve out a separate Sikh gurdwara panel for the state as ‘unconstitutional and illegal’, an anguished Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has urged the Central Government and the President to intervene and stall the move. The Amritsar-based apex religious body of the Sikhs on Friday said it might take a legal route to block ...

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Haryana Assembly clears way for separate gurdwara panel

Chandigarh: The Haryana Assembly on Friday passed a Bill paving the way for creation of a separate panel to manage gurdwaras in the state amid protests and a walkout by the Opposition. Moved by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Randeep Singh Surjewala on the opening day of the monsoon session, the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Bill-2014 was opposed by BJP and INLD ...

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