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Challenge to Sikh institutions: SGPC dismisses Panj Pyaras, again

The Panj Pyaras want the Jathedars to be removed for granting pardon to Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim in an alleged blasphemy case.

Simply put: What the ongoing crisis in the Sikh Panth means

Who are the Panj Pyare, and why are they upset with the five high priests? What is the larger political context of the crisis in the Sikh clergy?


Honour for Panj Pyaras supreme, time for introspection: Gurmohan Singh Walia

Walia believed it was the pardoning of the Dera head that backfired and snowballed into widespread unrest across the state.

Suspension of Panj Pyaras unfortunate: Devotees

The decision of the Panj Pyaras ordering the SGPC to remove the jathedars of Akal Takht is the actual decision of Panth itself.

Jathedars can be summoned when Sikh sentiments hurt: Giani Mangal Singh

One of the Panj Pyaras Giani Mangal Singh explains the decision of sacking of the high-priests.

In new Punjab crisis, Panj Pyaras hit back, order sacking of high priests

On Wednesday, the SGPC said the decision of the Panj Pyaras was “against traditions of the Akal Takht and service rules” and “aimed at causing conflict and division” in the community.