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SGPC Withdraws Shiromani Litterateur award from Kuldip Nayar

October 10, 2017 | By

Amritsar: It is learnt that the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has withdrawn Shiromani Litterateur award from journalist Kuldip Nayar. Kuldip Nayar’s writings were found to be carrying mis-intended misinformation about Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, other Sikh Shaheeds and the Sikh struggle of 1980s-90s.

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Kuldip Nayar [File Photo]

The Damdami Taksal (Mehta faction) had been raising the concerns in this regard with the SGPC.

Relevant portion of a press release (in Gurmukhi/Panjabi) issued by the SGPC today reads:

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