SAD blames AAP for Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s nomination rejection

SAD blames AAP for Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s nomination rejection

Manjinder Singh Sirsa

Chandigarh, September 23

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today condemned the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government for holding senior party leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa ineligible for co-option as a member in the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) as the nominee of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and asked it not to interfere in the religious affairs of the Sikh community.

Also read: Manjinder Sirsa ineligible to be co-opted into DSGMC, says gurdwara directorate

Gurdwara Bangla Sahib shut: Delhi administration flayed

Gurdwara body urges Delhi govt to stop painting Golden Temple on walls of underpass

Addressing a press conference here, senior leaders Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra, Maheshinder Singh Grewal and Avtar Singh Hit said it was condemnable that the AAP government had used its power to get the nomination of Sirsa rejected by the director of the Directorate of Gurdwara Elections. The leaders said Sirsa was eligible for nomination as a co-opted member as per the provisions of the DSGMC Act of 1971. — TNS

Tribune Shorts

Top Stories

NCB orders vigilance inquiry into cruise drugs ‘extortion’ allegations

NCB orders vigilance inquiry into cruise drugs ‘extortion’ allegations

The inquiry will be conducted by Gyaneshwar Singh, deputy di...

Punjab parties seek withdrawal of Centre's notification on BSF's jurisdiction

Punjab parties seek withdrawal of Centre's notification on BSF's jurisdiction

Notification amounts to creating state within a state, says ...

2 new IPL teams announced; RPSG gets Lucknow team, CVC Capital claims Ahmedabad

2 new IPL teams announced; RPSG gets Lucknow team, CVC Capital claims Ahmedabad

RP-Sanjiv Goenka group, equity firm CVC place winning bids a...

Cities

View All