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Badal Dal leaders, SGPC president meets Haryana Government on HSGMC issue

Chandigarh (August 03, 2014): A delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) met Karyana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on August 03, 2014 in Chandigarh. The delegation demanded "immediate review of the unconstitutional Act passed by the Haryana Assembly against Sikh Gurdwara Act 1925".

HSGMC supporters continue with their Dharna for taking over control of historic Gurdwara Sahib in Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra, Haryana (August 03, 2014): The leaders and supporters of Harayna Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) continued to sit on a “dharna” at Kurukshetra for the second day on August 03, remaining adamant to wrest control of the gurdwaras from Amritsar-based SGPC [...]

Chautalas’ party declare to annul HSGPC act if come into power in Haryana

Chandigarh (August 03, 2014): Indian National Lok Dal, a regional party led by Chautala family of Haryana, has declared to annul Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (HSGPC), that was recently passed by Haryana state assembly.

Haryana Committee-SGPC face-to-face at Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra, Haryana (August 3, 2014): A day after their efforts of takeover of Gurdwara Sahib Patchhahi Chhevin could not bore fruits, Sikh supporters of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (HSGPC) sat on indefinite “Dharna” outside the Gurdwara Sahib.

Chances of clash at Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi, Kurkshetra as HSGPC attempt to takeover charge

Kurukshetra, Haryana (August 2, 2014): According to information hundreds of Sikhs were cane charged by Haryana police outside Gurdwara Patchahi Chhevin in Kurukshetra today, as newly formed HSGPC leaders and supporters attempted to take over control of the Gurdwara Sahib from SGPC.

HSGPC adopts “financial” route to take-over Gurdwaras in Haryana

Kaithal, Haryana (August 01, 2014): In a crucial meeting the newly formed Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) on Thursday (July 31) decided to take first step towards takeover of historic Sikh Gurdwaras in Haryana from Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

Crucial meeting of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGPC) on 31 July

Kaithal, Haryana (July 30, 2014): As per information the first and crucial meeting of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGPC), which was scheduled to be held at Manji Sahib Gurdwara, Kaithal on July 29 would now be held on July 31.

Haryana Governor gives assent to Haryana SGPC Bill; Hooda Govt. gears up to form ad hoc HSGPC

Chandigarh/ Haryana (July 14, 2014): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia today gave his assent haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (HSGPC) Bill, that was passed by Haryana state assembly on July 11.

Avtar Singh Makkar says HSGPC move ‘illegal’ and it’s prerogative of Badals to decide next course

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has dubbed the Haryana Government’s initiative to carve out a separate Sikh gurdwara panel for Haryana as ‘unconstitutional and illegal’. SGPC has expressed anguish over the Haryana govt's move and it has also urged the Central Government of India and the President of India to intervene and stall the move.

Breaking News: Haryana Assembly passes Haryana Committee (HSGPC) Bill amidst walkout by INDL and BJP

The Haryana state assembly today passed bill for the formation of separate Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana. The bill, titled “Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Management Bill 2014” was passed amidst walkout by opposition parties including INLD and BJP.

HSGPC Bill tabled in Haryana assembly; SGPC forms “sub-committee” for Haryana

According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Haryana state assembly today began debate on a bill aimed at forming separate Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (HSGPC).

Center’s approval not necessary for formation HSGPC, says legal experts

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy CM son Sukhbir Singh Badal may be hoping that the Bhartiya Janta Party led NDA government at the Centre, to which Badal Dal is also an ally, may block the formation of a separate gurdwara body in Haryana, but state officials claim that it's governor may give his assent to pass the bill.

Avtar Singh Makkar still confidant that Hooda can not create HSGPC

Two days after the Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced to form the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC), SGPC head Avtar Singh Makkar has warned the government against "dividing the Sikh community" for the sake of political gains. He said that the SGPC leadership would not tolerate this and Haryana CM should not live in an illusion that he would succeed in creating the HSGPC.

Chautalas’ Party and Badal Dal to jointly raise voice against HSGPC in Indian Parliament

According to media reports the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) of Harayna and its traditional political ally from Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), may jointly raise their voice in the Parliament against the proposed move of Haryana government to constitute Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC).

Haryana CM Hooda shown black flags at Kaithal rally; Police arrests several persons

Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee – HSGPC (ad hoc) leaders today organized a convention titled as “Haryana Sikh Samelan” at Kithal. Haryana CM Bhopinder Singh Hooda also participated in the gathering and made an announcement regarding formation of HSGPC.

Hooda annouces seperate HSGPC in Kaithal Rally; Bill to be tabled in state assembly on 11 July

Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today cleared the decks for the formation of separate Gurdwara Committee for Haryana by announcing to bring in legislation for formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC).

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SGPC warns of strict action by Akal Takhat against supporters of separate SGPC for Haryana

Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee chief Avtar Singh Makkar has “warned” action against supporters of separate SGPC for Sikh Gurdwaras of Haryana. He said that such move will be "directly challenging" Akal Takht, said a media report on Saturday.

HSGPC row: All eyes on 6 July Kaithal Convention

Issue of formation of separate Gurdwara management committee (HSGPC) for Haryana is an issue of hot discussion now a days. All eyes are riveted on 6 July Sikh Convention called by the ad hoc Haryana SGPC at Kaithal. Haryana chief minister and senior Congress ministers are expected to attend this conference.

Don’t participate in Sikh convention on July 6, appeal SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar to Haryana Sikhs

After playing Akal Takhat authority card to stop Haryana Sikh leaders from putting efforts to form separate SGPC for Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras, SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar on Thursday appealed Haryana Sikhs not to participate in Sikh convention at Kaithal on July 6.

HSGPC leaders meet panel appointed by Akal Takht Jathedar; Not ready abandon separate committee plans

Kurukshetra, Haryana (July 3, 2014): The Sikh leaders of Haryana are seemed firm on their stand to go with their decision to form separate SGPC ...

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