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Controversial No discussion on Khalsa College, Makkar’s U-turn

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    Soul_jyot: "The incompetent & the impotent":

    Sikh High Priests’ Meeting
    No discussion on Khalsa College, Makkar’s U-turn
    Perneet Singh
    Tribune News Service


    Amritsar, March 29

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    The Sikh high priests hold a meeting at the Akal Takht Secretariat
    in Amritsar on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph


    Turning a blind eye to pleas made by various outfits, the meeting of the five Sikh high priests held here today did not discuss the issue of SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar taking a U-turn on the Khalsa College controversy.

    Various outfits like Khalsa Action Committee, Dal Khalsa, Shiromani Panthic Council and the SAD (1920) had urged the Akal Takht Jathedar to initiate action against Makkar for backtracking from a resolution passed in the SGPC House during the budget session on March 24.

    The resolution had sought maintaining status quo at the Khalsa College. Dal Khalsa had also released a video footage of Makkar reading out the resolution and the SGPC House passing it. Makkar was also shown addressing the electronic media immediately after the session.

    However, after the meeting, Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said the matter didn’t feature in the meeting as they had various key issues on the agenda. The Sikh high priests announced “tankha” (punishment for religious misconduct) for two SGPC members for different reasons. They pronounced 15-day “tankha” for SGPC member Navtej Singh Kauni for reportedly attending an event of Dera Sacha Sauda while Sukhwant Singh, another SGPC member, got seven-day “tankha” for organising an Akhand Path at an “objectionable place”.

    Responding to the complaints about Guru Granth Sahib being kept in some Delhi temples against “maryada”, the meeting issued directions to the DSGMC to identify these temples and bring back the copies of Guru Granth Sahib if they notice any sacrilege.

    Dal Khalsa leader Kanwar Pal Singh said it was unfortunate that the high priests didn’t discuss major issues like Khalsa College and Makkar’s retreat over
    the resolution while choosing to dwell on less important issues.

    source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/2011/20110330/punjab.htm#5
     
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    Trivial issues..or Non-Issues is more like it...perfectly fits the Bill...How dare they discuss a Badal appointed hypocrite President ?? They too want their own jobs..."Granthis" in SGPC institutions.....
    2. Secondly all of them are in cahoots.... Just read the latest book..The Dummies Book on How to destroy the SGPC and Akal Takhat Forever"....icecreamkudi:singhsippingcoffee:swordfightjapposatnamwaheguru:
     
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