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history of Sikh politics and Gurdwara reforms

M. L. Ahluwalia

history of Sikh politics and Gurdwara reforms

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Published by Ashoka International Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee,
  • Sikhs -- Politics and government,
  • Akalis,
  • Punjab (India) -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby M.L. Ahluwalia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS485.P3 A64 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 492 p. :
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16809926M


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The Akali movement / ə ˈ k ɑː l i /, also called the Gurdwara Reform Movement, was a campaign to bring reform in the gurdwaras (the Sikh places of worship) in History of Sikh politics and Gurdwara reforms book during the early s.

The movement led to the introduction of the Sikh Gurdwara Bill inwhich placed all the historical Sikh shrines in India under the control of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).Goals: Transferring control of Sikh gurdwaras from.

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RELIGION AND POLITICS: THE SIKH PERSPECTIVE it is the lesson of Sikh history that the separation of religion and politics will not only mean their enervation and atrophy but also lead to stark materialism, individualism and chaos in the social life of man. The history of the Sikh struggle, from the times of the Gurus to-date, give us the.

Gurdwara Reform Movement (G.R.M.) is concluded with the Sikhs regaining control of their major gurdwaras from mahants (hereditary custodians) via the passage of the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, the formation of the Akali Dal and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (S.G.P.C.), an elected body responsible for the management of major Sikh gurdwaras.

The Gurdwara Reform Movement (Gurdwara Sudhar Lehr) is the Legislation passed by the Punjab Legislative Council which marked the culmination of the struggle of the Sikh people from to wrest control of their places of worship from the mahants or priests into whose hands they had passed during the eighteenth century when the Khalsa were driven from their.

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The first volume trace the growth of Sikhism and the compilation of the sacred scriptures while the second covers the diverse aspects of Sikh identity and politics in. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Full text of "A Historical And Theological Evaluation Of The Sikh Gurdwaras Act " See other formats.

Sikh Gurdwara Act, legislation passed in India unanimously by the Punjab legislative council in July to end a controversy within the Sikh community that had embroiled it with the British government and threatened the tranquillity of the Punjab.

The controversy had emerged over a reforming movement, organized as the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee. Rural Indebtedness and Peasant Agitation World War I and Its Aftermath Xenophobic Marxism Gurdwara Reform: Rise of the Akali Immortals Constitution Reforms and the Sikhs Part VII: Politics of Partition Independence and Demand for a Sikh Homeland Sikhs and World War II () First published inthis remains the most comprehensive and authoritative book on the Sikhs.

The new edition updated to the present recounts the return of the community to the mainstream of national life. Written in Khushwant Singh's trademark style to be accessible to a general, non-scholarly audience, the book is based on scholarly archival research/5(3).

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