Makkar gets indirect snub at Akali Dal delegate session
Thursday, September,05 2013 - 17:34
By Jagtar Singh-
CHANDIGARH: The presence of Damdami Taksal Chief Harnam Singh Dhumma and the importance accorded to Bibi Jagir Kaur at the delegate session of the Akali Dal to re-elect...
Makkar may be axed if Sehajdhari row is settled
Tuesday, April, 16 2013 - 11:22
By Jagtar Singh-
CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee President Avtar Singh Makkar is likely to be replaced in case the Sehajdhari Sikh Party finally settles the issue of voting right with...
Punish Sukhbir, Makkar for act of blasphemy of Gurdwara Dookh Nivarin: Bir Devinder
Friday, 03 December 2010
Makkar on bed, Panthic bodies suspend their programme to gherao him on Jan 12
Punjab Newsline Network
Friday, 08 January 2010
LUDHIANA: On learning that the SGPC chief has been advised by the doctors for complete bed rest, several...
SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar on Friday asked former Akal Takht Jathedar Prof Darshan Singh to appear before the Takht like a devout Sikh, without making a hue and cry about it. Reacting to Prof Darshan Singh's claim that he faced a threat to his life in appearing before Akal Takht, Makkar...
The genesis of ongoing stand-off between Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Jathedar Avtar Singh Makkar and Takht Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh lies in some appointments of granthis made at the Golden Temple and elsewhere. The Sikh clergy, especially Giani Iqbal Singh, had...
SGPC chief drops suffix ‘Makkar’ from name
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, November 27
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh has stopped caste ‘Makkar’ as suffix.
All advertisements, inserted in different newspapers by the SGPC thanking well-wishers...
Avtar Singh Makkar replaces Jagir Kaur as SGPC chief
Amritsar: Bibi Jagir Kaur was today replaced as Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president by a lesser known Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Avtar Singh Makkar.