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Warring Sikh groups hold secret meet to end impasse

Chandigarh: To break the deadlock over control and management of Haryana gurdwaras, the warring Sikh groups on Monday held a secret meeting in Yamunanagar. At the hour-long meeting, attended by Shiromani Akali Dal, SGPC members and leaders of the newly constituted Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, it was decided that a five-member committee of Sikh intellectuals would be formed. The ...

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SGPC row: Haryana govt asks Centre to withdraw its letter

Chandigarh:  The Haryana government today asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to “forthwith withdraw” the letter asking Governor to withdraw his assent to the Bill for creation of a separate SGPC for the state. Giving example of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, which manages affairs of the Sikh shrines in the national capital “with no say of Amritsar SGPC in ...

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Shiromani Akali Dal deploys its army to fortify Haryana gurdwaras

Jalandhar, Punjab: The stage is set for an eyeball to eyeball confrontation between the Amritsar-based Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) backed by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the new Haryana gurdwara panel over the control of Sikh shrines in Haryana. Haryana governor Jagannath Pahadia had on July 14 given his assent to the bill passed by the state assembly for creating ...

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Haryana Gov gives assent to HSGPC Bill

Chandigarh: On a day when a delegation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) met Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia against the passage of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Bill, 2014, by the Haryana Assembly, the Governor today gave his assent to the Bill, paving the way for the creation of a separate body for the management of the Sikh shrines in ...

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SGPC holds meeting with MC officials

Amritsar, Punjab: With the objective of carrying out a beautification drive in the areas around the Golden Temple complex and arrange a hassle-free path for the pilgrims going to the holiest Sikh shrine, SGPC members today conducted special meeting with MC officials. They also conducted a survey of the area and after gauging the bottlenecks, the secretary of the SGPC, Dalmegh ...

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