Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has appointed Harmandar Sahib head granthi Giani Mal Singh as the new jathedar of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib, Anandpur Sahib.
This decision was taken during a meeting of the SGPC executive committee at Chandigarh on Thursday. The meeting was presided over by SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar.
The post of jathedar had fallen vacant following the recent death of Giani Tarlochan Singh.
Harmandar Sahib additional head granthi Giani Jagtar Singh was appointed head granthi, while Giani Jagtar Singh Ludhianawale, presently serving as granthi, has been appointed additional head granthi of Harmandar Sahib.
The SGPC executive committee condoled Giani Tarlochan Singh’s death and paid tributes to him. The SGPC also decided to install his photo, along with those of Baba Pritam Singh Kar Sewa Sirsawale and noted dhadi Giani Kulwant Singh, in the Central Sikh Museum of the Harmandar Sahib complex in Amritsar.