Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restrain the Congress government in Maharashtra from going ahead with its decision to reduce the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) representation in the Takht Hazur Sahib board.
Upset at the controversy over setting up of a separate board to oversee Sikh gurdwaras in Harayana, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday to seek the central government`s intervention.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday accused the Congress leadership of hatching a conspiracy to create a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana and urged the Centre to stop the move "initiated" by the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal termed the move of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Haryana government to set up a separate committee for managing Sikh shrines in the state "illegal and patently wrong" as well as "politically motivated".
The Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday made an announced to form separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for the state in accordance with aspirations of the Sikhs of the state.
Reacting sharply to the Supreme Court`s verdict on Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee on Friday said bureaucratic setup of the country was "biased" against Sikhs.