SGPC chief slams rejection of visas of Sikh pilgrims by Pakistan
Amritsar, October 26
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Harjinder Singh Dhami right this moment expressed sturdy objection to Islamabad’s cancellation of visas of a lot of pilgrims who had been going to take part within the occasions of Shaheedi Saka (martyrdom bloodbath) of Sri Panja Sahib being organised at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan on October 30.
He stated visas of ‘granthis’ and ‘raagis’ of the Golden Temple, members and officers of the SGPC had been rejected. He stated this might have an effect on the preparations for the centenary congregations, being collectively organised by the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and the SGPC.
Will have an effect on preparations
Visas of granthis and raagis, SGPC members and officers have been rejected. This may have an effect on preparations for the centenary congregations, being collectively organised by the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and the SGPC. Harjinder Singh Dhami, SGPC chief
“I attraction to the Pakistan authorities to rethink their choice and concern visas to all jatha members whose names have been despatched by the SGPC,” he stated.
In the meantime, the congregation for the centenary began right here. College students of Sikh Missionary Schools and Gurmat Vidyalayas recited Gurbani Kirtan with conventional string devices at Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Diwan Corridor.
Numerous college students from faculties and schools, current on the event, delivered speeches and recited poetry and ballads associated to the historical past of Saka Sri Panja Sahib.
Dhami stated, “TheSGPC has been striving to make the brand new era conscious of the Sikh historical past.” The SGPC chief appealed to the ‘sangat’ to enthusiastically attend the primary centenary programmes to be held tomorrow at Gurdwara Manji Sahib so as to pay respect and reverence to Sikhs, who sacrificed their lives and fought with full spirit.