Same sex marriage: Akal Takht wants “Saroops” back from an American Sikh

Same sex marriage: Akal Takht wants

Taking strong notice of the same sex marriage solemnised under the patronage of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Sacramento (USA) last month, acting Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh has directed Sarabjeet Singh Neel and his wife Leela to hand over the “Saroops” of Sri Guru Granth Sahib to the Sikh Sangat.

Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh directed the North American Sikhs to place holy “Saroops” in Sri Gurdwara Sahib after taking it back from Sarabjeet Singh Neel.

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Same sex marriage: Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh directed Sarabjeet Singh Neel to hand over "Saroops" of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

Notably, the same sex marriage between two males in Sacramento was solemnised in the auspicious presence of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

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Earlier, Giani Harpreet Singh had directed the North American Sikhs to trace the person who completed religious customs in this same sex marriage.

Same sex marriage: Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh directed Sarabjeet Singh Neel to hand over "Saroops" of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

Giani Harpreet Singh’s personal assistant Jaspal Singh informed that the person, who accomplished this unethical marriage, will be summoned to Akal Takht and given tankhah as per Sikh tenets after shifting the holy “Saroop” of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji to a nearby gurdwara.

Same sex marriage: Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh directed Sarabjeet Singh Neel to hand over "Saroops" of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

Sarbjeet Singh Neel is known for violating edicts passed by the supreme Sikh temporal authority. He has performed a number of destination weddings by taking Saroop of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in planes, without providing proper satkar to Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

educareEarlier, Sikh24 had published an article expressing concern over the denial of mandatory respect to Sri Guru Granth Sahib by Sarbjeet Singh Neel and his wife.

-PTC News