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Banning entry of officials in Gurudwaras unfortunate: SAD

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Opposition party in Punjab, the (SAD) today described the proposed move to ban the entry of Indian officials in Gurudwaras in as unfortunate and said nobody can stop anybody from entering the 'ghar' for paying obeisance.

"It is a very unfortunate what they (Sikh groups) had done. ghar is open for all," chief said while addressing the media here today.

"Going to a Ghar (House of the Guru), nobody can stop anybody. We are very clear on it... I do not agree what their statements are," he said.

A Sikh group in the had said that it wanted to ban Indian officials from entering Gurudwaras, alleging that they were "interfering" in the internal matters of the Sikh community.

"Sikhs in the diaspora are fed up with Indian officials and their agents increasingly interfering in our institutions and Sikh affairs, undermining of Sikh campaigns for greater rights and internal matters," Amrik Singh, the of the (UK), had earlier said in

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 17:50 IST