Tag Archives: sgpc

Sikh leader Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind acquitted by Jalandhar court; Release expected today

Jalandhar, Punjab: A local court here today acquitted Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) president Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind in a two years old case. Bhai Kulvir Singh, who is also a member of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) from Phillaur constituency was brought to Jalandhar from Nabha Jail to hear the decision. Additional District and Sessions Judge Mandip Singh Dhillon ...

Read More »

Inauguration of Bunga Majhabi Sikha put off

Amritsar, Punjab: A ‘bunga’ associated with Baba Jiwan Singh Ranghreta could not be inaugurated at the Golden Temple Complex here due to the ongoing tussle between rival factions of Ranghreta community. Punjab Assembly Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal and Cabinet Minister Gulzar Singh Ranike had also reached here for the inauguration ceremony, but it had to be put off at the last ...

Read More »

SGPC provides monetary help to family of 8 Punjab natives who went missing in Iraq

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday provided monetary assistance of ` 50,000 each to the next of kin of eight people, who are among the 40 Punjabis, who are believed to have been taken captive by ISIS activists in Iraq. SGPC secretary Manjti Singh handed over eight cheques to Pradesi Ram, Dilawar, Jeet Ram, Malkiat Ram, Ramesh ...

Read More »

SGPC involved in attack on Sri Harmander Sahib in 1984

Amritsar, Punjab: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandak Committee (SGPC) is the caretaker of all historical Sikh Gurudwaras in India except Delhi. Delhi Gurudwaras are being managed by Delhi Gurdwara Management Committee (DGMC). Both property management entities are being 100% funded by donations from the Sikh Community. Millions of dollars are being pumped into these organizations everyday and at the end of the ...

Read More »

SGPC wants special aid for J&K Sikhs

Amritsar, Punjab: SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar met J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Governor NN Vohra during his visit to the flood-hit state. He sought a special package for the rehabilitation of Sikhs in the state. Makkar returned to Punjab today after a two-day visit to J&K. The Governor gave the SGPC delegation a patient hearing and assured them of ...

Read More »