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Significant Results Achieved with Support of US Sikhs and Gurdwaras: SCCED & AGPC

The Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) and American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) said a press release that their efforts to get “Vaisakhi” recognized as Khalsa Sirjana Divas has produced ‘excellent results’.

Wind Storm Caused No Damage to Gumbads of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, Indian Media Mis-Reporting

Gumbad/Domes of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib are intact and Indian media is running a fake news that these have fallen after wind storm.

Punjab Bandh, Statue Issue, PTC, Separate Sikh Identity in US Census, CAA & NRC Discussed in US Sikh body Teleconference

A joint emergency teleconference was held last night of Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) and American Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (AGPC) members to discuss the current emergent issues concerning the Sikh Panth.

Now Gurdwaras Across US Follows The Suit, ‘Bans’ Entry Of Indian Diplomats

The initial chain reaction started by the Sikhs up in the north (Canada) going through United Kingdom has now reached the US. Following the suit started by their

Friends of US Sikh Caucus Thanks White House for Organizing Vaisakhi Celebrations

The Friends of the American Sikh Congressional Caucus today thanked United States Federal Administration for organizing the Vaisakhi Celebrations at the White House.

SGPC backs Jathedars’ move to grant pardon to Dera chief; Taksal, UAD call for meetings

Five Singh Sahibs' decision to grant pardon to Dera Sauda Sirsa Gurmeet Ram Rahim has sparked strong criticism from various Sikh organizations and personalities.

Sikh diaspora bodies oppose move to replace Nanakshahi Calendar

Jalandhar, Punjab: Sikh organizations across the globe stands divided on the issue of amendments to the Nanakshahi Calendar. Whereas the SGPC has reportedly reverted back to Bikrami Calendar (a lunar calendar) this year, various Sikh organizations, majority of which comprises Sikh diaspora bodies, have taken a stand in favor of 'original' Nanakshahi calendar (a solar calendar).

Dal Khasla, AGPC object to Penal announced on Nanakshahi Calendar issue

Sikh bodies- Dal Khalsa and American Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (AGPC) have raised objections against penal announced by Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib, on Nanakshahi Calendar issue. Terming it as "one-sided" move Dal Khalsa chief spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh said that the committee seems to have been formed with the sole motive reimposing 'Bikrami Calendar'.

Pak minister says Gurdwaras in Pakistan will continue to follow Original Nanakshahi calendar

Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Pir Mohammad Amin-ul-Hasnat Shah has said they would continue to follow the original Nanakshahi calendar of the Sikhs in Pakistan.

US president Barack Obama rightly warned Indian state on religious freedom, say Sikh bodies

The American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) welcomed US President Barack Obama’s statement on Article 25 of the Indian Constitution that gave freedom of faith and right to propagate one’s religion.

American Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee seeks restoration of original Nanakshahi Calendar

New York: Following confusion over date of Parkash Gurpurb of 10th Sikh Guru, the American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) has once again raised the demand of implementing the original Nanakshahi Calendar which was adopted by SGPC in 2003.

American Gurdwara Committee to convene Sikh conclave on sovereign authority of Akal Takht

New York, USA (July 18, 2014): American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) has declared to organize a world Sikh conclave in United States of America (USA), India and other countries to discuss sovereign authority of the Akal Takht Sahib.

US House passes resolution to commemorate Baisakhi; AGPC hails American Sikh Congressional Caucus

American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) has extended thanks to the American Sikh Congressional Caucus as the United States’ House of Representatives passed a special resolution to commemorate the festival of Baisakhi.

Diaspora Sikh body objects to Election Commission’s ban on conferences at Holla Mohalla and Baisakhi

New York, US (March 19, 2014): American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) on Wednesday (march 19) termed Election Commission of India’s move to prevent political conferences ...

American Gurdwara Committee want jathedars to take all into confidence before taking decision on Nanakshahi Calender

Amritsar, Punjab (February 05, 2014): It is learnt that the American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) has expressed serious concern over proposed changes in the Nanakshahi Calender.

Disclosure of British involvement in 1984 attack, with refusal to tender apology agitates Sikhs

Amritsar/ Jalandhar (February 05, 2014): Sikhs across the globe are agitated following the UK government's admission on February 04 that it advised the India in 1984 on carrying out the armed attack on Darbar Sahib. Various Sikh bodies and jathedar of the Akal Takht have sought unconditional apology from the UK government.

AGPC appeals Akal Takht for action against LPU over distortion of Sikh history in course book

California, United States (September 08, 2013): American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) has sought strict action against Lovely Professional University (LPU) for prescribing a history book with distorted verisons of the Sikh history the students of MA-History.

ASGPC expressed grief on the first anniversary of Oak Creek Sikh Gurudwara tragidy

Wisconsin, United States (August 03, 2013): As per media reports, in wake of the first anniversary of Gurdwara Oak Creek (Wisconsin) tragedy, the American Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (ASGPC) expressed grief with the victim families. It is notable that in August 2012 a Neo-Nazi and white supremacist had opened gun-fire in Oak Creek Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in which six people were killed.

Sikh bodies, ASGPC & AISSF, hailed US President Barak Obama’s election victory

Ludhiana/Punjab (November 07, 2012): As the Barack Hussein Obama has been elected as President of the United States for the second time, many Sikhs circles have hailed his victory and sent Obama congratulatory messages. It is learnt that American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) and All India Sikh Students Federation have sent the congratulatory messages to US President.

AGPC condemn Sukhbir’s proposal of introducing Casino culture in Punjab

Ludhiana (August 04,2012): Next to Hukka Bars in Punjab, the Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Badal has another proposal for the state - casinos. Allegedly aiming to boost tourist footfall, Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Badal is said to have ordered the state's infrastructure development agency, Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB), to set up a Las Vegas strip-like casino at Mattewara village on the banks of river Satluj near Ludhiana.

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