Pakistani Sikhs mark death anniversary of world’s best ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh

CHANDIGARH, Punjab—On June 29, the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee and Evacuee Trust Property Board marked the 181st death anniversary of the world’s best rule Maharaja Ranjit Singh at his tomb in Lahore. A religious program was organized on this occasion in which the numbers of attendees were kept low in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Sharing the details of program with Sikh24, Lahore based Babar Jalandhari informed that the Raagi Jathas delighted present attendees with melodious Kirtan following the culmination of Sri Akhand Path Sahib.

PSGPC’s general secretary Amir Singh shed light on the life history of Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He informed that the ETPB’s chairman Dr. Aamir Ahmad has announced to name a prominent building of Lahore after Maharaja Ranjit Singh.  

Resentment among Sikhs over inaction against Khawaza Saad Rafique

Former PSGPC general secretary Gopal Singh Chawla has expressed grudge over inaction against Khawaza Saad Rafique for labeling Maharaja Ranjit Singh as a profligate and dacoit ruler. He has appealed the Pakistani PM Imran Khan, Pakistani Punjab’s CM Usman Buzdar, PML (N) chief Shahbaz Shariff to take action against Khawaza Saad Rafique.