In a stunning incident, a celebration was allegedly organised within the premises of holy web site of Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara hurting the non secular sentiments.
Jagdip Singh Kahlon, the Normal Secretary of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Administration Committee, has alleged that alcohol and meat had been served throughout the social gathering, which works towards the beliefs of the Sikh group.
He strongly condemned the incident and urged the Pakistan authorities to take motion towards these accountable.
“Unacceptable! I strongly condemn the sacrilegious incident throughout the sacred premises of Gurdwara Sri Kartarpur Sahib the place a celebration organised involving alcohol & meat. @GovtofPakistan ought to take swift motion towards all accountable folks,” Kahlon posted on X (previously Twitter).
In an analogous incident in 2021, a Pakistani mannequin’s bareheaded photographs throughout the Gurdwara complicated sparked widespread criticism on social media.
Expressing concern over the incident, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Harjinder Singh Dhami and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Administration Committee (DSGMC) president Harmeet Singh Kalka have taken word of the video and its potential implications, Khalsa Vox reported.
SGPC president Dhami emphasised that if the occasion occurred throughout the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib complicated, it might represent a violation of ‘maryada’ and Sikh sentiments, significantly in a spot so carefully related to Guru Nanak Dev.
Expressing disappointment, he mentioned, “The authorities ought to have kept away from indulging in such a form of act as it might result in hurting the feelings of the worldwide Sikh group.”
DSGMC spokesperson Manjit Singh Bhoma demanded a public apology from the organizers, emphasizing that the occasion came about close to the PMU workplace, an integral a part of the Gurdwara Kartarpur complicated. The decision for an apology underscores the seriousness with which Sikh organizations view any actions which will disrespect the sanctity of the non secular web site.
This incident has reignited issues concerning the want for strict adherence to Sikh ‘rehat maryada’ and the accountable administration of spiritual websites.
Notably, the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib holds immense significance for Sikhs worldwide, and any perceived disrespect is sure to evoke sturdy reactions from the Sikh group, Khalsa Vox reported.
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