December 1, 2017 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
New Delhi: The Sikkim High Court here on Friday has ordered the state government to maintain the status quo in case of Gurudwara Dongmar Sahib and listed the matter for further hearing on March 29, 2018.
While sharing the information on this with the media persons The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that the court has ordered status quo in the case. He said that representative of the government tried to present the arguments on other way round and told the court that Gurudwara Sahib was built on forests department land which our lawyer Mr. Naveen Barik vehemently opposed and urged the court that this is not the case matter and government should file a civil suit if it requires.
Further Manjinder Singh Sirsa urged the court that this is different matter and the government itself has admitted that since last 20 years Gurudwara Sahib existed in the present place. He also apprised that the court has ordered to maintain status quo on the spot and listed the matter for further hearing on March 29, 2018 when it will hear arguments in the case.
While concluding the press conference DSGMC secretary said that we have ample proof to prove that Gurudwara Sahib has existed on the present spot since last 50 years. He further claimed that it was conspiracy hatched by local officers who prepared forged documents to dismantle the Gurudwara structure and had planned to made an International Monastery on the site.