Tag Archives: Sikh Gurdwara

Persuade Badal to shun protest: Centre to Shanta

New Delhi: The Centre has opened a channel with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal through in charge of BJP affairs in the state, Shanta Kumar to prevail over him not to precipitate matters but have faith in its ongoing efforts to resolve the row over the creation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC). Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh deputed ...

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SAD communal or secular, asks Manpreet

Chandigarh: Decrying the Panthic agenda being followed by the SAD, PPP chief Manpreet Badal today asked Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and SAD president Sukhbir Badal to clarify whether their party was a secular or a communal outfit. In a statement, Manpreet said Badal must clarify the SAD’s stand before launching protest against the Sikhs of Haryana. He said the SAD ...

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Dal Khalsa concerned over situation in Haryana gurdwaras

Amritsar, Punjab: Expressing concern over the tension that was gradually building up within the Sikh community over the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) issue, the Dal Khalsa has said an internecine feud between the Akalis and Haryana Sikhs could severely damage the interest and cause of the Sikh ‘quam’ and give the Congress and BJP an opportunity to step ...

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SGPC staff apprehend job loss with change of guard

Kurukshetra, Haryana: Amid ongoing bitter build-up over the control of the management of various gurdwaras of Haryana, more than 500 Sikhs hired by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) are worried over their employment status, in case there is a change of guard. According to the SGPC, there are 539 employees working in various gurdwaras of Haryana and nearly 400 hail ...

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Akal Takht in no mood to repeal edict

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht is in no mood to reconsider its ‘hukamnama’ (edict) of July 16 in the wake of an appeal by the Sikh ‘sangat’ of Haryana to revoke excommunication of state finance minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha and Sikh leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Didar Singh Nalwi. “The ‘hukamnama’ stands as it is and there is no move to ...

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