Tag Archives: Gurdwara

SGPC gives aid to displaced farmers

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC seems to have sarted a drive against the Haryana Government’s move to set up a separate gurdwara panel. The SGPC president, Avtar Singh Makkar, has held several public meetings in Haryana over the past few days. Makkar, who visited Kaithal and Karnal districts last week, will be headed for Ambala tomorrow. He plans to hold a meeting ...

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SGPC to Celebrate Anandpur Sahib’s 350th Foundation Day in 2015

Chandigarh: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has resolved to celebrate the 350th foundation day of the Sri Anandpur Sahib, the sacred town founded by 9th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Teg Bahadar Ji. The supreme elected Sikh body announced its decision to organize a large scaled program at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib on the historical anniversary day of June 15, 2015. ...

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Sehajdharis seeking only voting rights: Dr Ranu

Ludhiana, Punjab: Sehajdhari Sikh Party national chief Dr Paramjeet Singh Ranu has said Sehajdharis are seeking only voting rights in the SGPC elections. “They are not asking for the right to contest the elections, as according to Section 45 of the Gurdwara Act only baptised Sikhs can contest the SGPC elections,” said Ranu. Clarifying that Sehajdharis are not apostates, Ranu told ...

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Shootout outside US gurdwara

Sacramento, California: At least one shot was fired during the annual Baisakhi Parade near a gurdwara at 176 E Pole Road in Lynden on Saturday. The police arrested a Whatcom County man after a fight broke out and at least one shot was fired outside the gurdwara. Witnesses reported that several men started fighting in front of the Guru Nanak Gursikh ...

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British Sikhs fined over attack on fellow Sikh

London, UK: A British court has fined three Sikhs who launched a ferocious attack on a fellow Sikh after he criticised their gurdwara on Facebook. Gurinderjit Singh, Santokh Singh Sahota and Harpreet Singh Sahota had pleaded guilty to a charge of affray at Warwickshire Crown Court in relation to the attack on Jujhar Singh Flora. Recorder Christopher Goodchild, who was hearing ...

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