Granthi of Sri Harmandir Sahib Resigns After Failing to Show Up For “Duty”

Giani Jaswinder Singh, a ‘granthi’ of Sri Harmandir Sahib, on Thursday resigned after the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) sought his resignation. The decision to seek the granthi’s resignation was taken by the SGPC executive at a recent meeting held in Chandigarh and it was conveyed to him on Thursday, who subsequently put in his […]

Long Serving Granthi Gets Kicked Out of a Gurdwara in the UK (Video)

The incident happened inside a Ravidass Gurdwara Sahib in Birmingham, UK where a Granthi Singh was kicked out by the Gurdwara Committee members. Apparently, the excuse used by the committee was that a Jatha from India had arrived to take over the duties of the current granthi. From the video, it can be seen that […]

Maryada Broken, Granthi Gives His Kirpan to Nikky Haley Husband

AMRITSAR: A member of the Sikh clergy handing over his ceremonial sword to South Carolina governor Nikki Haley’s husband here upset a number of people at the Golden Temple here on Saturday. Granthi of the Golden Temple, Giani Jaswinder Singh, handed over his ‘siri sahib’ to Michael Hayley during the couple’s visit at the temple. […]

Gurdwara granthi burnt alive in Punjab

AMRITSAR: A Nihang Sikh allegedly burnt alive a ‘granthi’ of a gurdwara after assaulting him in Punjab’s Amritsar district. Nihang Shamsher Singh Shera committed the act on Friday. Police have registered a case against him and his family who are missing.  Amritsar rural senior superintendent of police Manmohan Singh said Gurdwara Rori Sahib at Varpal village was […]