Tag Archives: Sikh religious

CM: Haryana move to form gurdwara judicial commission illegal

Lehri, Bathinda, Punjab: Terming the move to form Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission as a wrong step since the matter was sub judice in the Supreme Court , Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal accused the Haryana government of meddling in Sikh religious affairs. While interacting with mediapersons on the second day of the thanksgiving tour in Talwandi Sabo assembly constituency, ...

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Badal urges Modi to stop Maharashtra from diluting SGPC representation

Chandigarh: Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restrain the Congress government in Maharashtra from going ahead with its decision to “arbitrarily reduce” the representation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in the Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Board from the existing four to one besides denying the membership to ...

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Sikh body trains volunteers for campaign on drugs

Amritsar, Punjab: Akaal Purkh Ki Fauj (APKF), a Sikh religious organisation, today held a training session at Bhai Gurdas Hall for volunteers, who would undertake the task of weaning away the youth from drugs through a door-to-door drive in the state. The volunteers converged under the “Galwakdi” campaign initiated by the APKF. APKF director Jaswinder Singh informed that in order achieve ...

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Sikh body to battle drug menace

Amritsar, Punjab: A Sikh religious organisation, Akaal Purkh Ki Fauj (APKF), today launched the campaign “Galwakdi” to wean the youth away from drugs. APKF director Jaswinder Singh said to achieve the objective of drug-free Punjab, they would reconnect the youth with the rich religious and cultural heritage of the state. He said the campaign was started as a pilot project on ...

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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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