No particular invitation to PM Modi for upcoming centenary occasions: SGPC chief    

SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur has stated that the apex elected physique of Sikhs wouldn’t ship any particular invitation to PM Narendra Modi for the upcoming centenary occasions, together with the four-hundredth beginning anniversary celebrations of Guru Tegh Bahadur.

She stated the PM’s push behind farm payments is the rationale no particular invitation could be despatched to PM.

SGPC often sends particular invitations to PM and President on large events. In reality, there was enormous controversy between SGPC and Punjab authorities on the event of 550th beginning anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji over who would host President of India, when he needed to attend the occasion.

Chatting with the journalists after a gathering of the interim committee, Bibi Jagir Kaur stated: “Anybody can come to attend any spiritual perform of Sikhs. However we won’t ship any particular invitation to PM for any of the upcoming centenary occasions as PM has stood towards farmers over the farm payments. It’s hurting farmers.”

“The four-hundredth beginning anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, the ninth Patshah and the one centesimal anniversary of Sri Nankana Sahib bloodbath could be celebrated on a grand scale. On the event of the centenary of Shaheedi Saka (martyrdom tragedy involving uncommon valour) of Sri Nankana Sahib, the Shiromani Committee (SGPC) will ship a big jatha (batch) to Pakistan, which can embrace members of the Shiromani Committee and different distinguished personalities. A grand occasion to mark the centenary could be held at Sri Amritsar Sahib, whereas different occasions associated to martyrs of Sri Nankana Sahib, together with Bhai Lashman Singh Dharowali, could be held at their respective locations. The four-hundredth beginning centenary could be celebrated and shortly the define of the perform could be made public,” Bibi Jagir Kaur stated.

She added that the interim committee has additionally determined to organise a grand occasion at Sri Anandpur Sahib yearly within the reminiscence of Baba Jeewan Singh and this occasion will likely be held on the day of the arrival of paawan sees (sacred head) of the ninth Sikh grasp Guru Teg Bahadur Ji from Delhi to Sri Anandpur Sahib.

Earlier, the SGPC had showered praises on PM Modi for opening of the Kartarpur Hall. Final yr, a particular booklet was even launched by the Union authorities on the event of beginning anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji to focus on PM’s join with the Sikh neighborhood. Cowl web page of the booklet had image of former SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal conferring ‘Qaumi Seva Award’ to PM Modi, clicked at opening ceremony of Kartarpur Sahib hall at Dera Baba Nanak on November 9, 2019.

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