Controversial SGPC Head Not To Attend World Sikh Convention

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http://www.ptinews.com/news/575378_SGPC-head-not-to-attend-World-Sikh-Convention

Ludhiana, Mar 21 (PTI) Dubbing the World Sikh Convention to be held in Delhi next month as a politically-motivated exercise, SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar today said he would not attend the conference to be organised by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee.

"The only aim of this politically-motivated conference is to denigrate the importance of Akal Takht, the highest temporal institution of the Sikhs," he told reporters here.

Makkar alleged the primary motive of the organisers was to rake up a controversy regarding the status of the Akal Takht "in one form or the other" and challenge its supremacy.

"No true Sikh can ever tolerate such a thing," he said.

The Amritsar-based SGPC, the apex religious body of the Sikhs, has often accused DSGMC head P S Sarna of playing into the hands of the Congress party.
 
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