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SGPC warns actor over Gurbani tattoo

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC has taken serious note of Punjabi actor Sippi Singh allegedly getting a tattoo on Gurbani on his shoulder. In a press note issued here today, SGPC spokesperson Diljeet Singh Bedi said earlier too there were instances involving movie stars where Akal Takht had warned them against such sacrilege. He said Sippi’s move had hurt the religious sentiments ...

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SGPC for creating awareness about Sikh symbols in US

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has appealed to Sikh religious leaders and groups based in the US, Canada, Britain and other countries to join hands and launch campaigns in their respective countries about Sikh history and religion, with special emphasis on their religious symbols, like turban. In a release issued here on Friday, SGPC additional secretary Daljeet Singh ...

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Hooda set to roll out HSGPC today

Chandigarh: It is likely to be a turning point for Haryana Sikhs tomorrow with the state government expected to fulfill its long-pending promise of announcing the creation of a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) at a conference in Kaithal. The announcement, expected to be made by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, is likely to come despite immense pressure from the ...

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After failed talks, Akal Takht makes emotional appeal to Haryana Sikhs

Amritsar, Punjab: With Haryana Sikh leaders adamant on breaking away from the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and forming a separate committee to manage gurdwaras in their state, the Akal Takht on Friday issued an emotional appeal to Haryana’s Sikhs, urging them “not to become partners in this fratricidal feud of anti-Panthic forces to create a wedge in the community.” The ...

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Don’t participate in Sikh convention on July 6, appeal SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar to Haryana Sikhs

Kaithal, Haryana: After playing Akal Takhat authority card to stop Haryana Sikh leaders from putting efforts to form separate SGPC for Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras, SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar on Thursday appealed Haryana Sikhs not to participate in Sikh convention at Kaithal on July 6. “It is just an election stunt of congress to woo Sikh voters and Sikhs should ...

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