Thursday, February 16, 2012

Tejkhera incident has hurt Sikh community: Makkar

Amritsar, Feb 15 (PTI) SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar today said an incident of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib took place in Tejkhera area in Rajasthan and an SGPC team was sent there to look into it. The incident had hurt sentiments of the Sikh community, he said. Giving details, Makkar said some unscrupulous elements threw two Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib (the holy books of Sikhs) at Tejkhera in the stagnant water recently. The SGPC team retrieved the Saroops and reported the matter to police. Police had registered a criminal case in this connection, Makkar said.

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