SGPC election 2020: Bibi Jagir Kaur on Friday has become the 45th President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC). She was elected at the general house meeting of the SGPC held on Friday.
SGPC is an organization responsible for the management of historic gurdwaras in three states including Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh besides Chandigarh.
She has become the SGPC president for the third time. The election took place at Teja Singh Samundri Hall, Sri Harmandir Sahib Complex, Amritsar.
She has succeeded Bhai Gobind Singh Longowal. The SGPC elections are held at the general house meeting of SGPC in November every year.
She defeated Bibi Jagir Kaur defeated Mithu Singh Kahneke as she bagged 122 votes while Mithu Singh got just 20 votes.
Meanwhile, Surjit Singh Bhittewad has been elected as Senior Deputy President, while Buta Singh becomes Junior Deputy President. Bhagwant Singh Sialka is the new General Secretary of SGPC.
The executive committee members are Baldev Singh Chungha, Charanjit Singh Jassowal, Navtej Singh Kauni, Satwinder Singh Tohra, Ajmer Singh Khera, Darshan Singh Sherkhan, Bhupinder Singh Bhalwan, Harbhajan Singh, Bibi Malkit Kaur Kamalpur, Mithu Singh Kahneke, and Amrik Singh Shahpur.