Tag Archives: Sikh ‘maryada

‘Sikhs are duty-bound to ensure decrees not violated’

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht made it clear that all Sikhs were duty bound to ensure that all ‘ hukamnamas’ (decrees or edicts), ‘ hukams’ (directives) and ‘ sandeshs’ (messages) were implemented and adhered to in letter and spirit and violations do not take place. This clarification was issued after Amrik Singh Ajnala, a local panthic leader and member of a ...

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Sikh bodies call for boycott of Patna Sahib Jathedar

Amritsar, Punjab: Various Sikh organisations have called for religious and social boycott of Takht Sri Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh for his alleged association with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). The resolution was passed during a seminar on “Jathedar Sahibaan Di Padwi, Chaun Ate Karaj Khetar” (position of Jathdar, selection and area of jurisdiction) organised by Panthic Talmel Sangathan, a ...

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Akal Takht in no mood to repeal edict

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht is in no mood to reconsider its ‘hukamnama’ (edict) of July 16 in the wake of an appeal by the Sikh ‘sangat’ of Haryana to revoke excommunication of state finance minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha and Sikh leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Didar Singh Nalwi. “The ‘hukamnama’ stands as it is and there is no move to ...

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