AVTAR SINGH MAKKAR

  • Haryana polls: Congress to pay heavy price for dividing Sikhs, says SGPC October 12, 2014

    Ambala: Congress will pay a "heavy price" in the upcoming Haryana polls for "dividing" the Sikh community by creating a separate body for managing Sikh shrines in the state, Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) said on Sunday. SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar said that the Congress had challenged the supremacy...
  • Bhullar verdict is 'death of democracy': SGPC April 12, 2013

    Amritsar: Reacting sharply to the Supreme Court's verdict on Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Friday said the judgement was "the death of democracy". "There are two kinds of laws in India. One kind of law is for the Sikh minorities and the other...
  • SGPC condemns US Gurudwara shooting August 6, 2012

    Chandigarh: Condemning the shooting incident at a Gurudwara in the US, the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC), apex religious body of the Sikhs, on Sunday night urged the Prime Minister to take up with authorities there the issue of saftey of the minority community. "I have learnt about the incident...