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Sri Akal takht and SGPC Jatehdars stay away from Bhai Dilawar’s bhog

Amritsar, Punjab: Despite objections from the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), various Sikh Jathebandia raised panthic slogans at the conclusion of a ‘bhog’ ceremony of Bhai Dilawar Singh — the person who killed mass murderer CM Beant Singh on August 31, 1995 outside the Civil Secretariat at Chandigarh. As soon as the bhog ceremony concluded at the Akal Takht, sangat raised ...

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Dal Khalsa Seeks Portrait Of Shaheed Dilawar Singh Babbar In Central Sikh Museum

Amritsar, Punjab: Dal Khalsa has urged the Jathedar of Akal Takht, Gaini Gurbachan Singh to direct the SGPC to install the portrait of Bhai Dilawar Singh in the Sikh Central Museum to mark his 19th death anniversary on August 31st. In the light of Akal Takht bestowing the status of martyr on Dilawar Singh on 23rd March 2012, the organization has ...

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Daljit Cheema shows his anti-Sikh mind; Opposes Kaum De Heere movie saying it glorifies “terrorists”

Amritsar, Punjab:  One of the top leaders of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and Punjab Education minister has reportedly opposed screening of Kaum De Heere movie saying that it glorified “terrorists”. His statement is in clear contrast with the statements of Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar. Giani Gurbachan Singh had ...

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‘Akal Takht’s edicts not taken seriously’

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh’s issuance of edicts and even the excommunication of three Sikh leaders from Haryana drew criticism at a seminar on Sunday. The Panthic Taal Mel Sangathan, headed by former Takht Damdama Sahib Jathedar Giani Kewal Singh, had organised the event. The group comprises several Sikh organisations besides some religious scholars. Giani Gurbachan Singh had ...

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Sikh bodies call for boycott of Patna Sahib Jathedar

Amritsar, Punjab: Various Sikh organisations have called for religious and social boycott of Takht Sri Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh for his alleged association with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). The resolution was passed during a seminar on “Jathedar Sahibaan Di Padwi, Chaun Ate Karaj Khetar” (position of Jathdar, selection and area of jurisdiction) organised by Panthic Talmel Sangathan, a ...

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