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Jhinda Summoned At Takht On Sept 19

Amritsar, Punjab: Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) leader Jagdish Singh Jhinda and his five associates-most of whom are also members of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)- have been summoned at Akal Takht on September 19 by Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and the high Sikh priests with direction to explain violation of the Sikh “Maryada” by them for “attack” ...

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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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Birs removed from Guru Ravidas gurdwaras

Jalandhar, Punjab: Strained ties between Sikhs and the Ravidasia community, following murder of Sant Rama Nand in Vienna got accentuated with alleged removal of Guru Granth Sahib ji Birs by certain Dalits from gurdwaras named after Guru Ravidas in the Doaba region. The Doaba region which witnessed widespread violence after the death of Sant Rama Nand has the largest population (about ...

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Akal Takht asks SGPC to send team to probe Vienna shooting

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, Wednesday directed the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to send a team to Austrian capital Vienna to probe the shootout at a shrine there that left a leader of Dera Sach Khand sect dead in May this year. The decision to ask the SGPC, the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, ...

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