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Singer-actor Jassi Jasraj, lawyer Shergill in run for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket from Anandpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (March 17, 2014): It is learnt that singer-cum-actor Jassi Jasraj and lawyer Himmat Singh Shergill, who has been fighting the case of Gujarat Sikh farmers in the Supreme Court, have emerged as the two main contenders for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket from Anandpur Sahib constituency.

Badal criticizes Elections Commission for not allowing political show on Holla Mohalla; Badal Dal holds ‘non-political’ conference

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (March 16, 2014): According to certain media reports Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal protested against the Election Commission's decision of cancelling permission for political conferences at Holla Mohalla at Anandpur Sahib.

Model code of conduct for LS elections cloud ruling party’s political conference at Holla Mohalla

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (March 13, 2014): As per information the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of Punjab has slapped a notice on Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) directing that it should not allow any political party to hold a political conference at land owned by it.

Shiv Sena activists burnt effigy of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale at Anadpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib (February 15, 2014): It is learnt that a handful members extremist Hindutva group Shiv Sena burnt photo/ effigy of Shaheed Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale at Bhagat Ravidas Chowk, Anandpur Sahib on February 12.

Bhai Gurbaksh Singh and others visiting Takht Kesgarh Sahib

On 29th day of fast unto death, Bhai Gurbaksh Singh visiting Anandpur Shaib; Massive response from Sikh masses

Kurali/ Roapar, Punjab (December 12, 2013): Bhai Gurbaksh Singh has been on complete hunger strike since November 14, 2013 seeking release of 6 (previously 5) Sikhs languishing in various Jails in India despite competing the terms of their sentences.

Kesgarh Sahib Jathedar Giani Tirlochan Singh passed away

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (July 31, 2013): It is learnt that Giani Tirlochan Singh, Jathedar of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib suffered cardiac arrest on early morning of 31 July, 2013. Local sources confirmed that Giani Tirlochan Singh passed away because of heart failure and Antim Aanskar shall be held on 1 August, 2013.

Floods force residents of 12 villages of Anandpur Sahib to begin evacuation

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (July 22, 2013): Heavy rainfall in the hills of Himachal Pardesh has begins to show it's impact in Punjab. It has been reported by some media sections that the residents of 12 villages in the Anandpur Sahib sub-division of Rupnagar district were forced to begin evacuation after flooding as the water level of the Sutlej rose on July 20, 2013.

Six Sikh devotees died, 32 injured, in tragic mishap near Anadpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab (March 27, 2013): The celebrations of the Holla Mohalla started at Sri Anandpur Sahib on March 26, 2013 but there is a tragic news also. At least six Sikh pilgrims were reportedly killed while 32 others injured on Tuesday night when the tractor trolley in which they were travelling fell into a gorge near Anandpur Sahib.

Ecosikh want Hola Mohalla and Anandpur Sahib be declared plastic free

Ludhiana (March 13, 2011): A Washington based international Sikh Group EcoSikh has appealed to Giani Tarlochan Singh, Jathedar of Takhat Keshgarh to persuade authorities and the pilgrims coming to Anandpur Sahib to not use plastic bags and plastic products and to ban these items from this sacred Sikh site.

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