AMRITSAR: Employees of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Sunday offered prayers for peace and communal harmony in Punjab.
The prayers were offered during the ‘bhog’ of the ‘akhand paath’ held in memory of the two Sikhs who were killed in police firing at Kotkapura during a protest dharna over the sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib. The ‘bhog’ was held at Manji Sahib Hall in the Golden Temple complex here.
Among those who participated included SGPC secretary Manjit Singh, Golden Temple manager Partap Singh and several other senior officials of the gurdwara body.
Meanwhile, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has asked all Sikhs who could read and recite the Sikh scripture to offer prayers for repentance of the sacrilege of the scripture. This would involve reciting the ‘Japji Sahib’ five times by every Sikh.