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Capt Amarinder welcomes Akal Takht directive

Chandigarh: Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday welcomed the Akal Takht edict calling for the cancellation of the Sunday congregation called at Amritsar by the Shiromani Akali Dal. In a statement issued here, Amarinder said the Akal Takht had acted at the right moment while considering the urges and aspirations of the Sikhs across Punjab ...

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Jhinda, Nalwi set to play key roles in ad hoc Haryana gurdwara committee

Karnal, Haryana: Undeterred by their excommunication from panth by Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, two Sikh leaders of Haryana, Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Didar Singh Nalwi, are firm for playing key roles in the ad hoc religious body, Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC). Spearheading the movement for an independent panel to manage gurdwaras of Haryana, Jhinda and ...

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Akal Takht in no mood to repeal edict

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht is in no mood to reconsider its ‘hukamnama’ (edict) of July 16 in the wake of an appeal by the Sikh ‘sangat’ of Haryana to revoke excommunication of state finance minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha and Sikh leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Didar Singh Nalwi. “The ‘hukamnama’ stands as it is and there is no move to ...

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Akal Takht move draws flak from various quarters

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht move to ex-communicate Haryana Finance Minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha, HSGPC leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Deedar Singh Nalvi for “conspiring to divide the SGPC” has drawn flak from various Sikh leaders and intellectuals. Among the prominent faces who resented the move are SGPC member Bibi Kiranjot Kaur, the granddaughter of SGPC founder Master Tara Singh. She ...

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Takht excommunicates HSGPC architects Chattha, Nalvi, Jhinda

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht today excommunicated Haryana Finance Minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha and state Sikh leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Didar Singh Nalvi for “challenging the supremacy of Akal Takht by conspiring to divide the SGPC despite being repeatedly warned against it”. Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, while reading out his edict from the rostrum of the Takht this afternoon, ...

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