Tag Archives: Sikh Religion

Deputy CM asks SGPC to focus on dharam parchar

Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal president and Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal has directed the SGPC to prepare a plan within a month to implement the agenda set by him for the religious body. Sukhbir has directed SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar and the committee executive members to focus entirely on the propagation of Sikhism and to stop the business of ...

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Kirtan darbar to be held on Parkash Purab

Amritsar, Punjab: The Chief Khalsa Diwan Charitable Society (CKDCS) is going to organise an exquisite kirtan darbar on the occasion of Parkash Purab of the eighth Sikh guru, Shri Guru Harkrishan Sahib. A crucial meeting was organised in the meeting hall of the Chief Khalsa Diwan Charitable Society today regarding the kirtan darbar which is scheduled to be organised on ...

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Sikhs aim to show American spirit in Bedford Fourth of July parade

USA: For Sikhs who belong to a temple just off the historic Bedford downtown, participating in the city’s Fourth of July parade is a chance to show people that beneath their turbans and head scarves beat the hearts of Americans. The Sikhs of the gurudwara, or temple, located in a former Masonic temple, have been part of the holiday parade ...

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US Sikhs Applaud Lifting Of Kirpan Ban At Gurdwara Of Rochester

New York,USA: With Judge Mathew A. Rosenbaum, Supreme Court Justice in State of New York, delivering his verdict on Friday, a ban that restricted the carrying of the ceremonial sword -‘kirpan’ – at Gurdwara at Rochester in New York has been lifted. A local dispute between two Sikh groups had led a New York court to ban the carrying of ...

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Sarna brothers oppose memorial on gurdwara premises

Ludhiana, Punjab: Paramjit Singh Sarna and his brother Harinder Singh Sarna of Shiromani Akali Dal, Delhi, have opposed the construction of a memorial dedicated to the victims of the 1984 Sikh genocide on the premises of at Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib Complex near Parliament House in New Delhi, saying that the memorial is not acceptable on the gurdwara premises, and thus ...

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