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‘Punjab govt. considers itself above Akal Takht’


Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday hit out at the Punjab government over the issue of joint celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev’s 550th birth anniversary, saying it has “gone blind in arrogance” to the extent that it “considers” itself above the Akal Takht.

She charged Chief Minister Amarinder Singh with “challenging the supremacy” of the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, by deciding to hold a parallel stage to mark the 550th ‘Parkash Purb’ celebrations at Sultanpur Lodhi.

Separate stage

“Today, this (Congress) government has gone blind in arrogance that it considers itself above the Akal ...


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