Tag Archives: Akal Takht Sahib

HSGPC Starts Taking Control of Haryana Gurdwaras: Jathedar Issues Warning to Government

Kurukashetra, Haryana: The ad-hoc committee of the HSGPC has apparently taken over two other Gurdwaras in the State. Two Gurdwaras located in Ladwa, Kurukshetra, namely Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Nauvi, village Deori and Bani Badarpur, are now under control of the HSGPC. Appointed Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib, Giani Gurbachan Singh, has stated that the Hooda Government will be directly responsible for ...

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15,000 Sikhs Hold Rally in San Francisco Seeking Self-Determination in Punjab

San Francisco, California, USA: Sikhs from all over California and neighboring States held a massive rally at San Francisco’s Civic Center earlier today. Estimated 15,000 showed solidarity and demanded self-determination in Punjab, the Sikh homeland. Sikhs from cities as far as San Diego, Los Angeles, Reno, Redding and Yuba City were present. Attendance by such a large number from Sikhs ...

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Former BSP Senior Leader Harbhajan Lakha takes Amrit at Sri Akal Takht Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Top Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader and former member of Indian Parliament, Harbhajan Lakha, took Amrit from Panj Pyaras (Five beloveds of Guru) at Sri Akal Takht Sahib on the 30th anniversary of June 1984 holocaust, changing his name to S. Harbhajan Singh Khalsa. Lekha was a close ally of Babu Kanshi Ram, founder of BSP and has been ...

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Arrested Youth in Darbar Sahib Clash Have No Connection with Mann’s Party: Police Commissioner

Amritsar, Punjab: Denying the claim made by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) that Akali Dal (Amritsar) led by Simranjit Singh Mann is responsible for the unfortunate clash at Sri Akal Takht Sahib on June 6, Sri Amritsar police commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh revealed that the 21 youth who were arrested for allegedly triggering the clash have no connection with Mann’s Party. ...

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Will take up demand for train linking five Takhts: Kharge

Dhuri, Sangrur, Punjab: Union Minister of Railways Mallikarjun Kharge today said he would consider the demand for a special train linking the five Takhts and discuss it with the chairman and members of the railway board. The demand was put up by Member of Parliament (MP) from Sangrur Vijay Inder Singla. The minister said since the five Takhts — Sri Akal ...

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