SGPC holds ‘Akhand Path’ for Indians stranded in Iraq

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Amritsar
  • Updated: Jun 22, 2014 23:08 IST

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on Sunday commenced ‘Akhand Path’ in various gurdwaras under its purview to pray for the early and safe return of the Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq.

As per a statement issued by the SGPC, the ‘Akhand Path’ has been organised at Gurdwara Jhanda Bunga Sahib at the Golden Temple, Takht Kesgarh Sahib, Anandpur Sahib, Gurdwara Damdama Sahib, Talwandi Sabo and 80 other historical gurdwaras on the orders of SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar.

The ‘Bhog’ ceremony of the ‘Akhand Path’ would be held on June 24.

The SGPC president has urged the public and various social and religious organisations, Singh Sabhas and societies and Sikhs around the world to offer prayers for the release of Indians trapped in Iraq, at their nearest gurdwaras.

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