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Haryana Gov gives assent to HSGPC Bill

Chandigarh: On a day when a delegation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) met Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia against the passage of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Bill, 2014, by the Haryana Assembly, the Governor today gave his assent to the Bill, paving the way for the creation of a separate body for the management of the Sikh shrines in ...

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SGPC deliberating on recycling used water

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is contemplating to reuse rain water and water discharged from ablution, langar (community kitchen) in gurdwaras, educational institutions, hospitals and other buildings, managed by it, to recharge underground water table. This was stated by SGPC Chief Avtar Singh Makkar while reacting to a query posed in light of a communiqué written to him ...

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‘Expect Badal, Makkar to respect sentiments of Haryana Sikhs’

Chandigarh: Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said he expected his Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal and SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar to respect the sentiments of the Sikhs of Haryana who sought a separate committee to manage gurdwaras of Haryana. Hooda, who was interacting with newspersons after the cabinet meeting when asked to comment on the statement made ...

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Haryana Assembly clears way for separate gurdwara panel

Chandigarh: The Haryana Assembly on Friday passed a Bill paving the way for creation of a separate panel to manage gurdwaras in the state amid protests and a walkout by the Opposition. Moved by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Randeep Singh Surjewala on the opening day of the monsoon session, the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Bill-2014 was opposed by BJP and INLD ...

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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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