Ambala, December 3
The Haryana Government has announced a new 38-member ad hoc committee under the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Act to manage, supervise, and take over all assets of gurdwaras in the state.
The panel will manage affairs of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) till constitution of the new management committee or 18 months, whichever is earlier.
In a major reshuffle, just eight members from the previous 41-member panel, which was nominated by former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government in 2014, including former HSGMC presidents Baljit Singh Daduwal and Jagdish Singh Jhinda, former senior-vice president Didar Singh Nalvi, Bhupinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh, Rana Bhatti and Mohanjeet Singh, have found place in the new committee, while the remaining names are new.
Media coordinator of Haryana Chief Minister Ramneek Singh, rebel Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee member Ravinder Kaur, and BS Bindra, a close aide of Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij, have found place in the new committee.