Tag Archives: Hemkunt Sahib

Hemkunt Sahib Yatra likely to resume later this month

Patiala, Punjab: The yatra of Hemkunt Sahib, a Sikh religious place in Uttarakhand, is likely to resume by later this month if the situation improves at the ground. “The Shri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust (SHSMT) and the Uttarakhand government have been contemplating to resume the yatra for a limited period of 10 to 15 days,” vice-chairman of the trust Narinderjit ...

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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee to adopt 4 villages near Hemkunt Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: After cooperating with army and state government machinery in evacuation and distribution of relief material to the Uttarakhand natural calamity victims, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is all set to adopt 4 disaster hit villages near Hemkunt Sahib to rehabilitate the lives of their residents and provide them with basic living infrastructure that have been washed ...

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Over 4,000 Sikh pilgrims stranded at Hemkunt Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Over 4,000 Sikh pilgrims remain stuck in Ghangaria village, the last stopover on way to Hemkunt Sahib gurdwara in Uttarakhand, where heavy rain and landslides have wreaked havoc over the past few days. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) said most of the pilgrims were from Punjab and Delhi. The Punjab government and the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management ...

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SGPC constitutes panel to probe incident of thrashing of IAS Kahan Singh Pannu

Amritsar, Punjab: It is learnt that on June 26, 2013 the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandik Committee (SGPC) announced the formation of a three member panel to investigate the thrashing of IAS officer, Kahan Singh Pannu at Gobind Dham in Uttarakhand. The incident had reportedly taken place on June 22; as some persons beat up IAS Kahan Singh Pannu and removed his ...

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Survivor recounts Uttarakhand horror tales

Sahnewal, Ludhiana:  It was a real home coming for seven friends who returned yesterday on the ninth day after facing a brush with death for 72 hours. Gurvir Singh of Sahnewal, one of the rescuers, narrated the tale of horror to this correspondent. “I and my six friends were elated at having the darshan of Hemkunt Sahib when we left ...

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