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Panj Piaras ask SGPC to terminate the services of Jathedars forthwith


AMRITSAR : Panj Piaras (Sikh Religious Preachers) here today asked the Shriomani Gurdwara Pharbandhak Committee (SGPC) to remove all the Jathedars of all Takhts forthwith.However, all the five Jathedars who were asked to appear at Akal today didn’t turn up on the call of Panj Pairas today. Addressing the media persons Bhai Satnam Singh one of the Panj Piaras said ...

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Effigies of Badals and Jathedars in place of Ravan set on fire


Sangrur, October 22: The scenario this time at some places in Punjab was different as the effigies of Ravan, Meghnath and Kumbhkaran were set aflame to mark victory of good over evil.The Sikh protesters in Dhanaua had put up the effigy which had the pictures of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Avtar Singh Makkar and ...

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SAD Amritsar holds protest at SGPC meeting venue, demands Makkar’s resignation


CHANDIGARH: The workers of Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) Amritsar today held protest outside Kalgidhar Niwas where the SGPC is holding its emergency meeting. The SAD(Amritsar) leaders demanded resignation of SGPC President and executive members for illegal suspension of Punj Payaras(Five beloved ones).The Akali workers raised slogans against Makkar and SGPC and said that SGPC had no right to suspend the Punj ...

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AAP leaders meet Rajnath over Punjab violence, seek center’s intervention


NEW DELHI: AAP leaders told Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday that the violence in Punjab after the desecration of the Sikh holy book was “very disturbing” and sought central government’s intervention.During the 15-minute meeting, leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) submitted a memorandum to the minister saying that the situation in Punjab was out of control and that ...

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Jalandhar-Amritsar highway opens for traffic, claims Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh


AMRITSAR: The Sikh organisations who were blocking Amritsar-Jalandhar national highway for the last one week today agreed to remove dharna from Beas bridge linking Doaba and Majha region. Kumwar Vijay Partap Singh DIG border range posted on his facebook page that “With all your good wishes and cooperation, Beas bridge is now open for traffic”. The Sikhs were holding dharna ...

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