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Avtar Singh Makkar re-elected SGPC chief

Amritsar, Punjab: As expected, Avtar Singh Makkar staged a comeback for the fifth time in a row when he got re-elected as the President of the SGPC with a thumping majority by cornering as many as 139 votes of a total of 164 members present in the general house meeting of the Mini Parliament of the Sikhs here today. HSGPC ...

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Sikh Gurdwara judicial panel slaps contempt notice on SGPC

Amritsar, Punjab: In what has come has come as a blow to the SGPC management, the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission (SGJC) has slapped a contempt notice on SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar and secretary Dalmegh Singh for allegedly violating the commission directions in respect of commissioning of a private firm for the audit of the SGPC. The full bench of ...

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SGPC panel to mull way to preserve gold foils

Amritsar, Punjab: The executive committee of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) is all set to decide on the way to preserve gold foils related to the period of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Sikh intelligentsia are of the view that the gold foils which are of heritage value as they were prepared and plated during the rule of the legendary king ...

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HSGPC tries to take over gurdwara

Kurukshetra, Haryana: The high drama of takeover of the famous Chhewin Patshahi Gurdwara at Kurukshetra by Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (HSGPC) today ended in a whimper with the HSGPC (adhoc) meekly surrendering to the SGPC. A mellowed down HSGPC president Jagdesh Singh Jhinda said taking over the control was “symbolic” to send a clear message to the Haryana government ...

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Ravidasia delegation meets Takht Jathedar

Amritsar, Punjab: An 11-member delegation of the Samaj Bachao Morcha, representing a section of the Ravidasia community, has put forth seven suggestions at a meeting with Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh to normalise strained relations among Sikhs and Dalits post murder of Sant Rama Nand in Vienna. The Jathedar has assured them of his cooperation in resolving the contentious ...

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