Amritsar, May 30, 2023 (Yes Punjab News)
To commemorate the martyrs and military attack on Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib and Sri Akal Takht Sahib by the then Congress government of India in June 1984, during the annual martyrdom ceremony to be held at Sri Akal Takht Sahib, this year, the holy saroop (scripture) of Sri Guru Granth Sahib injured in this attack will be adorned for the Sangat to do Darhan (pay obeisance) on June 6.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Harjinder Singh Dhami has taken this decision after meeting the SGPC officials regarding the martyrdom ceremony.
Harjinder Singh Dhami said that on the occasion of Ghallughara Diwas (Holocaust Day), Sri Akhand Path Sahib will be started at Sri Akal Takht Sahib on June 4, and the bhog (concluding ceremony) will be held on June 6. He said the holy saroop of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, injured during the military attack in June 1984, will also be adorned on June 6 at Gurdwara Shaheed Baba Gurbaksh Singh Ji for the Sangat to pay obeisance.
The SGPC President said that the Sikh community can never forget the pain of the June 1984 holocaust. “This day is very grave and emotional for the Sikh community, and the Sikhs should pay tributes to the martyrs as per its sentiments”, said Harjinder Singh Dhami.
Present in the meeting including included SGPC executive member Paramjit Singh Khalsa, Bawa Singh Gumanpura, member Jarnail Singh Dogranwala, Bibi Joginder Kaur, Bhai Ajaib Singh Abhyasi, SGPC secretary Partap Singh, OSD Satbir Singh Dhami, additional secretary Kulwinder Singh Ramdas, Bijay Singh, Gurinder Singh Mathrewal, Simarjit Singh, assistant secretary Tejinder Singh Padda, Gurdial Singh, Kuldeep Singh Rode, Jaswinder Singh Jassi, Shahbaz Singh, Prof Sukhdev Singh, Paramjit Singh, manager Satnam Singh Mangasarai, Sukhraj Singh, Harpreet Singh, Jagtar Singh Shahura, superintendent Malkeet Singh Beharwal, in-charge media Harbhajan Singh Vakta, additional manager Gurpreet Singh, Iqbal Singh Mukhi, Nishan Singh.