Jamshedpur: Central Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (CGPC) has decided to confer the title of ‘Panth Pyara’ on Chief Minister Raghubar Das to acknowledge his role in organizing the 350th Prakashotsava in the city on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the Sikh Guru Govind Singh.
A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of CGPC convened on Sunday at Sakchi. The meeting was attended by the CGPC Pradhan Inderjeet Singh, general secretary Jaswant Singh Bhoma, Gurudayal Singh and chairman Harnek Singh.
The outfit members said the Prakashparv was organized on the initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Jharkhand CM. “The programme was organized with fervour in a grand manner.
The role played by the state government to honour the Sikh community and its sentiments by organizing the event has led the Sikh leaders to honour the CM and acknowledge his role in organizing the Prakashotsava,” said the CGPC members.
In the meeting, the CGPC members raised the issue of Sikh Anand Marriage Act. The members said the CM had assured them of getting the Act passed in the next session. After the Act is passed, Sikh marriages will be registered under the new law, they said.
The newly elected pradhans of CGPC were elicitated at the meeting. They included Tarsem Singh, Amarjeet Singh, Sukhvinder Singh, Gurdeep Singh, Bhagwan Singh Bhola and Kulvinder Singh Pannu.