Tag Archives: Sikh organisations

Sikh peer Indarjit Singh calls for closure on Golden Temple attack

UK: Lord Singh is widely known for his contributions to the “Thought for the Day” slot on BBC Radio 4, urging religious tolerance in gentle, measured tones, but his influence extends far beyond the breakfast table. This tireless campaigner is currently demanding an apology from the British government over its possible involvement – revealed this week – in the 1984 ...

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SGPC, Chief Khalsa Diwan hold Nagar Kirtan

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC, the Chief Khalsa Diwan and other Sikh organisations today held a Nagar Kirtan on the eve of Parkash Purab of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh, the founder of the Khalsa panth. The SGPC, in collaboration with various Sikh organisations, carried out a Nagar Kirtan which passed thorugh various markets of the walled city. Meanwhile, a ...

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Sikh bodies rally to demand release of prisoners

 Ludhiana, Punjab: Members of the various Sikh organisations carried out a march on Friday to support Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa who is on hunger strike for the release of Sikh prisoners who have completed their punishments in various jails. The march started from Bharat Nagar chowk in Ludhiana and culminated at Gurdwara Amb Sahib, Phase 8, in SAS Nagar, where Gurbaksh Singh ...

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Sikh activists hold march in Khalsa’s support

Amritsar, Punjab: Activists of various Sikh organisations today held a march in support of Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who has been on a fast to seek the release of six Sikh detainees. Led by Sikh Youth Federation (Bhindranwala), the procession passed through the city’s main areas before culminating at Akal Takht. The participants raised slogans against the Union Government for its “bias” ...

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Calendar controversy to fore again

Amritsar, Punjab: Sant Samaj urges Takht to revert to Bikrami Calendar. The controversy surrounding the Nanakshahi Calendar has taken a new turn with the Sant Samaj urging Akal Takht to revert to the Bikrami Calendar in wake of the confusion created ever since the new version came into being. At present, a large section of the Sikh community is following the amended ...

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