Tag Archives: Gurdwara

‘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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HSGPC Move a Bid to Divide Sikhs, Claims Sukhbir

Amritsar, Punjab: Even as the HSGPC (Management) Bill 2014 was moved in Haryana Assembly today, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal said any such move on part of the Haryana Government would be a clear transgression upon the power of Parliament to make such a law. Talking to mediapersons after paying obeisance at the Golden Temple here, the Deputy CM said, “The ...

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150 Sikhs attend Iftar party at Dubai mosque

Dubai: Around 150 Sikhs attended an Iftar feast at a mosque in Dubai, joining Muslims in breaking their fast during the month of Ramadan in the Gulf country (United Arab Emirates). “The purpose of organising the Iftar was to reach out to people from different faiths and help them learn more about the holy month of Ramadan,” said Ahmed Hashim, one ...

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American Sikhs Look For Seva Opportunities On The Second Anniversary Of The Oak Creek Massacre

Oak Creek, Wi, USA: On August 5, 2012, we were shocked as a nation to witness the mass shooting at a gurdwara in Oak Creek, WI. To commemorate the two-year anniversary of that horrific event, the Oak Creek sangat is organizing the Chardhi Kala 6K Memorial Run and Walk to be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014. If you cannot attend ...

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Capt backs gurdwara panel for Haryana

Amritsar, Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha, has said that chief minister Parkash Singh Badal had no right to oppose a separate gurdwara management committee for Haryana after being “responsible for the carving of that state out of Punjab”. “It was the people such as Badal who spearheaded the campaign for a separate Punjabi ‘suba’ (state) ...

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