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Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege incidents: Akal Takht calls meeting on Sept 6

Concerned over repeated sacrilege incidents of Guru Granth Sahib, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has called a meeting of jathedars of all takhts and other Sikh bodies on September 6.

punjab Updated: Aug 24, 2016 12:35 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Giani Gurbachan Singh,Akal Takht,meeting
Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh(HT File Photo)

Concerned over repeated sacrilege incidents of Guru Granth Sahib, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has called a meeting of jathedars of all takhts and other Sikh bodies on September 6.

In a release issued in Amritsar on Tuesday, Giani Gurbachan Singh said jathedars of all takhts, former jathedars, representatives of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, Damdami Taksal, Nihang organisations and Sikh scholars can send their representatives to Akal Takht for the meeting.

The jathedar said the government and police need to work actively to check such incidents.

First Published: Aug 24, 2016 12:34 IST