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SGPC President strongly condemned the desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji at village Samrala in district Ludhiana

AMRIK SINGH | May 30, 2024 05:26 PM

AMRITSAR: Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee strongly condemned the desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji at village Samrala in district Ludhiana and said that the culprit of this incident which hurt Sikh sentiments should be severely punished.

Advocate Dhami said that incidents of blasphemy are happening continuously in Punjab, but the government is not taking it seriously. He said that this incident which happened in village Dhillwan has once again shocked the Sikhs as well as every serious person.

Advocate Dhami demanded that provision of strict punishments in cases of obscenities should be made mandatory and speedy court hearings should be ensured in such cases.

The SGPC president also appealed to the Sangat to make proper arrangements for monitoring and security through CCTV cameras inside the Gurdwaras and to keep attendants present in the Gurdwaras at all times for guarding.
Meanwhile, the Shiromani Committee president also expressed deep concern over the incident of fire in the Gurdwara Sahib of Mahmudpur Mander village of Nawanshahr and appealed to the Gurdwara Sahibs to be aware of the arrangements and perform the services. He said that due to the summer season, the electrical appliances inside the Gurudwaras should be checked from time to time and it should also be ensured that the electrical appliances are not kept running without the need and presence of attendants.

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