On the demand of local sangat, management of Gurdwara Nanakmatta Sahib has resigned from the office for violation of Maryada at the historic Gurdwara during a visit of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
It was disclosed by Jagir Kaur, president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) who sent a three-member committee to the Gurdwara Sahib on the direction of Akal Takht Sahib to probe into the matter.
Giving information in this regard, the SGPC president said that as per the directions of Jathedar, Sri Akal Takht Sahib, a three-member committee of SGPC including additional head granthi of Sri Akal Takht Sahib Giani Malkit Singh, head pracharak (preacher) of SGPC’s Dharam Prachar Committee Bhai Sarabjit Singh Dhotian and in-charge religious investigations Ajit Singh was sent to Uttarakhand.
“The committee investigated the whole matter and recorded the statements of the management. As per the demand of the Sangat (congregation), the present management committee of Gurdwara Nanakmata Sahib has resigned from its post”, said Jagir Kaur.
She said, after the resignation by the incumbent management committee, a five-member executive committee from among the Sangat has been constituted by the SGPC panel, which includes Jarnail Singh, Sukhdeep Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Jasbir Singh and Amarjeet Singh, to look after the management of Gurdwara Nanakmata Sahib till further orders.
She said that the enquiry team sent by the SGPC would soon submit its report to Jathedar, Sri Akal Takht Sahib and further action would be taken on the orders of Sri Akal Takht Sahib.