India - Sukhbir's Over-ambitious Request To Pak: Hand Over Gurdwaras To SGPC | SIKH PHILOSOPHY NETWORK
  • Welcome to all New Sikh Philosophy Network Forums!
    Explore Sikh Sikhi Sikhism...
    Sign up Log in

India Sukhbir's Over-ambitious Request To Pak: Hand Over Gurdwaras To SGPC

Jan 7, 2005
Metro-Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Sukhbir's over-ambitious request to Pak: Hand over gurdwaras to SGPC

Friday, November, 09 2012 - 13:27

Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Badal during his visit to Pakistan requested the authorities to hand over the management and control of gurdwaras located in Pakistan to Shiromani Gurdwara Management Committee (SGPC).

SGPC is the apex body which controls the management and functioning of gurdwaras, especially in Punjab. Sukhbir Badal while requesting the Chief Minister of West Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif said the Sikh community was inherently attached to the gurdwaras in Pakistan. He also appealed Sharif to discuss the issue with the Pakistan government.

The Deputy Chief Minister also pressed the need of an easy visa regime for the pilgrims, along with opening of visa offices in Lahore and Amritsar for the convenience of traders, industrialists and pilgrims. Sukhbir also sought a plan for Sikh religious tourism circuit so that a Sikh pilgrim could visit all the gurdwaras in a single visit, be in Pakistan or India. He said the tourism departments of both West and East Punjab could chalk out the circuit plan.

Meanwhile, Sharif assured that he would discuss all the issues raised by Sukhbir with the Pakistan government.


Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Shabad Vichaar by SPN'ers

These are saloks of Sant Kabir ji. They appear on Ang 1369. There is no rehao. The translation is by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa. spnadmin

ਕਬੀਰ ਮਨੁ ਪੰਖੀ ਭਇਓ ਉਡਿ ਉਡਿ ਦਹ ਦਿਸ ਜਾਇ...

SPN on Facebook