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Akal Takht, SGPC pass the buck on calendar row

Amritsar, Punjab: Though the SGPC and Akal Takht today said in unison that the confusion caused by Nanakshahi calendar row should end, they appeared to be passing the buck on initiating corrective measures. However, both of them didn’t rule out the possibility of further amendments to the Nanakshahi calendar. Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said, “We would certainly like this ...

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Purewal Calendar: Created to Divide or to Unite Sikhs?

Some people have created a stormy situation among Sikhs because of Purewal’s Nanakshahi Calendar. Calendar is an important landmark of a community that highlights important religious days, festivals, historical happenings and traditional heritage, but a calendar in which dates do not match historical occasions will turn history into mythology. That was what present Nanakshahi calendar was doing. This is particularly applicable to ...

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