Tag Archives: Shiromani Akali Dal

New Delhi Fight to control gurdwara panel hots up ahead of polls

Delhi,India: With the Delhi Assembly polls slated for next year, politics to gain control of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) for electoral gains has begun intensifying in the Capital. Of the Delhi’s 70 assembly segments, 10 have a substantial Sikh population.  TheBJP, an ally of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), wants immediate DSGMC elections so that it can ...

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SGPC demotes Head Granthi of Golden Temple

Amritsar,Panjab: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has demoted Head Granthi, Golden Temple, Giani Jaswinder Singh and have appointed Giani Mal Singh as officiating Head Granthi of Golden Temple whereas the Committee has appointed working Granthi, Giani Jagtar Singh as additional Head Granthi. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar informed TOI on Saturday that Giani Jaswinder Singh would continue to perform his ...

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Congress interfering in religious affairs of Sikhs, says Parkash Singh Badal

Patiala,Panjab: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today accused the Congress of interfering in the religious affairs of Sikhs, which would not be tolerated by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). The move to amend the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Act, 1971, by the Congress government in Delhi was a “testimony to the fact” that the Congress was meddling in the religious affairs ...

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SAD to decide on Harayana Polls

Chandigarh, Punjab: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has kept all its options open on the issue of contesting the Haryana Assembly elections to be held on October 13. After holding discussions on these options at the Shimla meeting to be held from September 10 to 12, a final decision will be taken by the party high command on this matter. ...

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