Tag Archives: Takht Sri Patna Sahib

Takht Patna Sahib row rages on

Amritsar, Punjab: The SAD and the Sarna—led SAD (Delhi) are once again face to face over the management of Takht Sri Patna Sahib. The Takht has been embroiled in a controversy ever since a violent clash on January 7 over the appointment of additional head granthi. The postponement of Takht Sri Patna Sahib Management Committee meeting scheduled for June 22 by ...

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Patna clash: Sikh high priests to meet on Jan 27

Amritsar, Punjab: A meeting of the Sikh high priests, called to discuss Takht Sri Patna Sahib controversy, has been postponed to January 27 in view of the demise of Baba Daya Singh of Bidhi Chand sect recently. It was scheduled to take place here today. Sources said the Akal Takht had summoned Takht Sri Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh and ...

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SGPC panel submits report on Patna clash

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC probe panel, which had been to Patna to investigate into the recent violent clash at Takht Sri Patna Sahib, today submitted its report to SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar. A copy of this report has also been sent to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh. However, sources said the Jathedar was still awaiting a report in this ...

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Set norms for appointing jathedars: Sikh leaders

Amritsar, Punjab: With Takht Sri Patna Sahib management committee suspending Takht Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh, the demand for formulating norms for the appointment, removal, tenure and working sphere of Sikh high priests has been renewed. Talking to The Tribune, former Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti said there was a need to have proper rules for jathedars. He said he ...

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Compromise reached at Patna, says SGPC

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Friday claimed that all differences between two factions of Takht Patna Sahib had been sorted out and an amicable working atmosphere had been once again created at this important takht in Patna town of Bihar. The compromise was brought about by the five-member committee that had been appointed for this purpose by ...

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