Tag Archives: Sehajdhari Sikhs

3 years on, SGPC House in a limbo

Amritsar, Punjab: Three years after the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) elections were held, the fate of the new House continues to hang in balance due to legal wrangling over voting rights to Sehajdhari Sikhs. The House has already lost three of its five-year tenure to the controversy. At present, the SGPC executive committee of 2010 is managing the day-to-day affairs ...

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Akali Dal Amritsar lashes out at SGPC

Ludhiana, Punjab: Members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) held a meeting today. They said the clash between Sikhs at Akal Takht on June 6 was unfortunate. They held the SGPC responsible for it. Jaswant Singh Mann, secretary general of the party, said every Sikh had the right to voice his opinion at Akal Takht. “A few groups are trying to ...

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SGPC executive passes 905-cr (over $200m) budget for 2014-15

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) passed its budget of ` 905.06 crore for 2014-15 here on Thursday.  Budget is more than 200 million US dollars. The budget was passed at a meeting of the SGPC executive chaired by president Avtar Singh Makkar. Senior vice-president Raghujit Singh Virk along with general secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhaur and other officebearers ...

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