World University organised a webinar commemorating centenary celebration of SGPC
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
An online webinar on “100 years of establishment of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC): Objectives, Establishment and Achievements” was organized by the Department of Religious Studies of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib.
The webinar was organized to commemorate 100 years of establishment of SGPC. While presiding over the event Vice Chancellor Dr. Prit Pal Singh said that SGPC, Sri Amritsar Sahib is a prestigious body of the Sikh Panth, for the establishment of which the Khalsa has made great sacrifices. He mentioned that although the main objective of the establishment of the SGPC was to take care of the Gurdwaras and propagate Sikhism but the committee has also rendered excellent services in the field of education, health and social service. He said that during present times under the able stewardship of President Gobind Singh Longowal SGPC is continuing with novel services in the religious as well as social arena.
World University organised a webinar commemorating centenary celebration of SGPC. On this occasion, Dr. Chamkaur Singh, Director, Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra Advanced Center for Sikh Studies, presented a paper on the achievements of SGPC and its future prospects. The second research paper was presented by Dr. Paramvir Singh, Professor, Department of Sikh Encyclopedia, Punjabi University, Patiala. In his paper, he talked about the evolution of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.
The third speaker, Dr. S.S. Narang, Former Professor, Guru Nanak Dev University, presented his paper on the topic Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee: A Unique Sikh Institution. On this occasion, Dr. Hardev Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, while moderating the event, welcomed and thanked all the scholars as well as guests. The online webinar was attended by researchers and scholars from various universities as well as audience from different countries.