Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014

Haryana has every right to implement a separate Gurudwara Committee: Amarinder Singh

ANI  New Delhi, July 19, 2014
First Published: 19:35 IST(19/7/2014) | Last Updated: 19:36 IST(19/7/2014)

Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday spoke out in favour of a separate Haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (HSPGC). He asserted that Haryana had every right to implement a separate Gurudwara committee.

Advertisement


Singh also made it clear that if Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal has any problems with this, then he should seek redressal from the courts.

Singh said, "Haryana has every right to implement an Act, under the organization of states which took place in 1966, every state can decide on its own as to what law it should enact and once a law is enacted, it would be accepted by all."

If Mr Badal doesn't like it, then it's too bad and let him go to the courts.


"The Haryana Government should take the right decision. It should not take any decision affecting the law and order situation in Haryana. Any disturbance will be attributed to them. The act to regulate gurudwaras was passed as a money bill. It means that the government will run the gurudwaras. That is why we have requested the central government to interfere in the matter," SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar said.

on Saturday, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal had also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi over bifurcation of the SGPC.

Haryana Assembly passed a bill last week for a separate Haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (HSGPC), which would be set up to manage gurudwaras in the state.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Chandigarh

'Timely delivery of services underRight to Service Act should be ensured'

Timely delivery of services being offered under the Right to Service Act should be ensured in the state and in case of any negligence strict action would be taken, HS Kandhola, director, governance reforms, said on Wednesday.
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved