Tag Archives: Sikh organisations

SGPC steps in to ensure safe langar

Amritsar, Punjab: Following the incident in which a devotee from Madhya Pradesh lost his life allegedly after consuming langar near Gurdwara Baba Atal Rai, the SGPC has implemented various measures to ensure that the langar being served in its gurdwaras is safe. The SGPC has issued special badges to “sewadars” (employees) working in the langar facilities of various SGPC-run gurdwaras. Badges ...

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Pak agencies target jatha members

Amritsar, Punjab: Lure visiting Sikh youths into spying; man arrested from Amritsar recently spills the beans Intelligence agencies in Pakistan are targeting unemployed youths in Sikh jathas visiting the country and luring them into spying. This came to light during the interrogation of a person arrested recently on the charges of spying. The State Special Operation Cell (SSOC) and the ...

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Amnesty to Kashmiris, why none for Sikhs: DSGMC

London, Birmingham, UK: When Kashmiris who had strayed could be given amnesty, why exclude the Sikhs who had sought foreign asylum after escaping the riots of 1984, the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has asked the Indian government. The DSGMC is on a mission to the United Kingdom (UK), to first address the problems of the Sikh community abroad and ...

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SAD workers protest acquittal of Sajjan Kumar

Jalandhar, Punjab: In protest against the recent acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, a key accused in 1984 sikh genocide, by a Delhi court, leaders of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and several other sikh organisations took out a protest march in the city and burnt the effigy of Kumar and the United Progressive Alliance government. Protesters wore black gowns and ...

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Unnecessary row over memorial in Darbar Sahib by radical Hindu BJP party

Amritsar, Punjab: Unnecessary row over a plaque dedicating the newly constructed memorial for Operation Bluestar to Saint Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale has escalated, with Sikh community declaring that they will “not tolerate” removal of the plaque or any other symbol of Bhindranwale from the premises. On April 27, the memorial which has been built in the precincts of the Harmandar Sahib ...

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