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Akal Takht Jathedar


Akal Takht Jathedar thanks PM Modi for 'neutralising crisis looming over Sikhs'

November 19, 2021 4:27 pm

Giani Harpreet Singh said certain groups were trying to portray the farmers’ agitation as a Sikh vs Indian govt or Sikh vs Hindu issue and trying to create communal divide. The PM’s move has defused such threats, Singh said.

Sarbat Khalsa-appointed Jathedar not satisfied with Capt's answers, asks him to appear in person

November 11, 2021 9:18 am

However, Mand said he is not satisfied with the ex-CM's answers, adding that he has given the latter more time to provide an explanation.

Singhu lynching: Jathedar demands independent inquiry to ‘unveil powers, conspiracy’ behind murder

October 18, 2021 5:51 am

Giani Harpreet Singh has termed the killing of Lakhbir Singh as a failure of rule of law and demanded a probe to "bring out all aspects of this incident in the knowledge of the world so that the right version of Sikh community can be presented."

Akal Takht Jathedar: Sikhs will remember jatha was stopped on 100th anniversary of Nankana Sahib masscare

February 22, 2021 5:11 am

Speaking on the occasion, Giani Harpreet Singh, Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib, criticised the “attitude of Government of India towards Sikhs and asked the government to change its mind towards the minorities”.

Hoisting Nishan Sahib not a crime: Akal Takht Jathedar

January 30, 2021 6:19 am

“Violence by farmers or police at Red Fort can’t be justified. But controversy over hoisting Nishan Sahib over vacant flag pole at Red Fort is a non- issue,” the Jathedar said in statement.

Nehru sent police into Golden Temple: Ex-Akal Takht jathedar

July 05, 2020 11:03 pm

Former Akal Takht jathedar Jasbir Singh Rode, nephew of Sikh militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and closely associated with Damdami Taksal, not only took on the then Central government but also criticised the Shiromani Akali Dal without naming the party.

Akal Takht jathedar’s remarks on Khalistan create a flutter

June 07, 2020 9:19 am

Asked by mediapersons whether this meant he supported the demand for Khalistan, he said, “If the government gives us Khalistan, what more can we ask for? We shall accept it. Every Sikh wants Khalistan.”

In Baisakhi speech, Akal Takht Jathedar says some blaming Sikhs, Muslims for spread of COVID-19

April 14, 2020 12:27 am

‘How can a community be targeted for an act of an individual?’

Sense of insecurity in Pak Sikhs: Akal Takht Jathedar

January 07, 2020 6:13 am

"Earlier, there was the Nankana Sahib episode and then the murder of a Sikh youth. I have asked Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee and Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Parbhandak Committee to ask Indian government to pressurise Pakistan.” said Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh.

To scan movies on Sikhism, Akal Takht Jathedar forms 21-member ‘censor board’

May 23, 2018 2:20 am

This announcement to form the censor board came after a huge controversy that had erupted last month over the release of movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’, based on life of first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev.