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Translation Scam of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Discussion in 'Sikh Youth' started by drkhalsa, Aug 13, 2005.

  1. drkhalsa

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    [​IMG]Translation Scam in Delhi Gurdwara Committee
    Varinder Walia and Pawan Kumar

    Amritsar, March 13

    “I can’t understand or read Punjabi … It was the grace of the Almighty which made me accomplish the gigantic task of translating Guru Granth Sahib into different languages”.

    These are excerpts of video clips taken during a sting operation, which exposed the biggest ever ‘translation scam’ of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) spanning over four decades.

    This is for the first time that spy cameras were used by certain Sikh organisations to expose the DSGMC .The translation/transliteration done by Mr Vemaraju Bhanu Murti, a Telugu-speaking person, and assigned by the DSGMC, had glaring discrepancies . The translation and publication of

    Gurbani involved a huge budget, which seem to have gone waste.
    The sting operation was carried out by the Delhi-based Global United Research and Service Institute of Knowledge for Humanity (GURSIKH) along with the Naujwan Khalsa Phulwari (NKP). These organisations have urged Akal Takht to get the matter investigated and take stern action against the guilty.

    However, Mr Parmjit Singh Sarna, President, DSGMC, has said that he had withdrawn the work from Mr Murti. He said the DSGMC would constitute an inquiry committee to take action against those who were involved in assigning the translation task to a non-Punjabi-speaking person .

    Dr Sukhpreet Singh Udhoke, vice-president of GURSIKH, and Mr Avtar Singh of the NKP at a press conference here today alleged large-scale misuse of golak funds in getting Guru Granth Sahib translated into Telugu and 17 other languages.

    They alleged misappropriation worth lakhs in connivance with DSGMC members. They alleged that Mr Murti was honoured with siropa and described as ‘panth vidvan’.

    They alleged that during the translation, the meaning of certain stanzas of Gurbani was distorted.

    Dr Sukhpreet Singh said from 1962 to 1999 only Sukhmani Sahib and Japuji Sahib was translated and that too only in Telugu, but surprisingly after 1999 till 2002 the same person was able to translate Guru Granth Sahib into 17 languages in a short span. Mr Avtar Singh alleged that during the translation of Guru Granth Sahib, maryada was not observed. He requested the Jathedar Akal Takht to immediately ban and stop the publishing of the translations.
     
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  3. Gyani Jarnail Singh

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    SURPRISE SURPRISE.... NO ACTION FROM AKAL TAKHAT...just deafening SILENCE.

    This is NOT a "NEW" news-report... the Sting Operation was only launched as a Last Resort to get Irrefutable evidence to convince Akal takhat... EARLIER...MUCH EARLIER many reports had been sent there for them to take action...BUT nothing happened....BUT NOTHING HAPPENED even after this EVIDENCE was collected !!! DE JA VU.

    Compare this YEARS of INACTION to the SWIFT 24 HR Emergency RESPONSE to BHAI KALA AFGHANA's So called "anti Sikh" writings..COPIES of which were SENT to AKAL TAKHAT by the Author himself YEARS BEFORE he published his Books..asking if there were any objections/wrong interpretations...??? no reply from any takaht... BUT then Bhai kala made the huge "mistake" of EXPOSING the Jathedar of Akal takhat and his Gurbilas Patshahee Cheevin FIASCO...false "forwards" and Plagiarised Signatures of other takhat jathedars praising the book ( who later WITHDREW all these FORWARDS and letters of appreciation etc)...and "justice" was swift...Kala was kicked out of Sikhism so fast he didnt know what came from where.. Strangely SO FAR not a SINGLE PERSON has taken up his CHALLENGE of QUOTING FIVE SHABADS from GURBANI of Guru Granth Ji sahib to PROVE HIM WRONG....TEN BOOKS running to THOUSANDS of Pages..and NOT a SINGLE SHABAD from GURBANI can PROVE him WRONG....in any way...but he is still EXCOMMUNICATED !!! Reminds me of the Popes and Galileo...but that was 15th century and NOW is 21st century !!!

    Punjabi has a Proverb..When the VARR ( Boundary walls) begin to EAT the KHET..who can save the khet. When GUARDS begin to ROB and STEAL..who can stop it ??

    Jarnail Singh Gyani
     
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