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Capt backs gurdwara panel for Haryana

Amritsar, Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha, has said that chief minister Parkash Singh Badal had no right to oppose a separate gurdwara management committee for Haryana after being “responsible for the carving of that state out of Punjab”. “It was the people such as Badal who spearheaded the campaign for a separate Punjabi ‘suba’ (state) ...

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Golden Temple CCTV footage to be reviewed, orders Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: Making it clear that the perpetrators of the violence that took place on June 6 inside the Golden Temple complex will not be spared, the Sikh clergy have directed the management of the shrine to review the role of each of the 21 people arrested by the police in connection with the incident. The direction to the Golden Temple ...

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SGPC jatha leaves for Pak

Amritsar, Punjab: A 195-member SGPC jatha left for Pakistan to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh today. SGPC secretaries Manjeet Singh and Satbir Singh flagged off the jatha from the SGPC headquarters at Teja Singh Samundari Hall this morning. The jatha will visit historic gurdwaras in Pakistan and observe the birth anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Dehra Sahib ...

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Eco-Amritsar to create awareness about environmental concerns

Amritsar, Punjab: As the city gets ready to celebrate its 437th year of existance with Foundation Day celebrations to be held on June 27, Eco-Amritsar, under the aegis of Eco-Sikh, based in Washington, will collaborate with various stakeholders of this great city to celebrate its foundation day as one of its major awareness projects generating awareness among the residents of the ...

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SGPC president slams Hooda over gurdwara committee issue

Amritsar, Punjab: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar has accused Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his government of interfering in the religious affairs of the Sikhs by once again raiseing the issue of a separate gurdwara committee in Haryana. Addressing the gathering a religious function at a gurdwara in Rohtak on Monday, Makkar pointed out that ...

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