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Brussels Sangat Unite to campaign for the re-opening of Guru Nanak Gurdwara Vilvoorde

June 12, 2017 | By

by Sikh Council UK

Brussels: Following intense two day discussions facilitated by Sikh Council UK, sangat unanimously agreed on June 11, 2017 to rise above their differences and work towards building community cohesion and improving governance. They formed a committee of consensus and will be a task group to progress on a number of key areas.

A general meeting will be held during September 2017 to agree a new constitution, revised financial procedures and processes for dealing with complaints, handling disputes and disciplinary matters.

Brussels Sangat Unite to campaign for the reopening of Guru Nanak Gurdwara Vilvoorde | Sikh Council UK

The meeting was attended by members of the current management committee, members of congregation, colleagues from across Europe including Raghvir Singh, Basant Singh, Shamsher Singh, Sukhvir Singh and Parminder Singh all from France, Harvinder Singh, Kuldip Singh both from Germany, Navkiran Singh Advocate from India and representatives of Sikh Council UK Gurmel Singh, Raminder Singh, Chandershekar S Guru and Balvinder Kaur.

From now on the following Management Committee will be responsible for the operations of the Gurdwara Guru Nanak Gurdwara Sahib, the members are confirmed as:

  • Resham Singh
  • Daljeet Singh
  • Hardev Singh
  • Jaswinder Singh
  • Sukhvir Singh
  • Gurdev Singh
  • Harpreet Singh

Secretary General of Sikh Council UK Gurmel Singh stated “we are delighted that the sangat has come together in a spirit of shared endeavour to re-open and enhance the Gurdwara Sahib, we will continue to provide support and guidance towards building community cohesion and good governanance”.

The Gurdwara Committee will be approaching the Mayor of Vilvoorde in the coming days to request the re- opening of the Gurdwara Sahib.



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