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Rochester Sikh Gurudwara Issue

Rochester Gurdwara Kirpan Ban lifted; Judge acknowledges the authority of Akal Takht over global Sikh Issues

It is important to note that while lifting the complete ban on Kirpan at Gurdwara of Rochester, Judge Rosenbaum referred to Sri Akal Takht Sahib as the supreme Sikh authority and acknowledged its influence over Sikh affairs around the globe.

Sikh Jathedars took serious note of Rochester Gurudwara Kirpan ban; Santokh Singh Badesha summoned before Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab (March 26, 2013): As per media reports Akal Takhat Sahib has taken a serious note of the role of the management committee of a Gurdwara located in the US city of Rochester in getting a ban imposed by a judicial court on wearing of 'kirpan' in the premises of the Gurudwara Sahib.