5. The Shiromani Akali Dal emphatically urges upon the Indian government to bring about parity between the prices of the agricultural produce and that of the industrial raw materials so that the discrimination against such states that lack these materials may be removed.

Indira Gandhi continued to play political games with the Akalis.

The Shiromani Akali Dal shall ever strive to achieve the following aims: 1.

3,000 and by generating an economic growth rate of 7% per annum as against 4% at the national level. The 12 member committee consisted of Surjit Singh Barnala, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, Jiwan Singh Umranangal, Gurmeet Singh, Dr. Bhagat Singh, Balwant Singh, Gian Singh Rarewala, Amar Singh Ambalavi, Prem Singh Lalpura, Jaswinder Singh Brar, Bhag Singh, and Major General Gurbakhsh Singh of Badhani. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. As such, the Shiromani Akali Dal urges upon the Government of India to abolish the excise duty on tractors, sot that with the decrease in their prices, the smaller farmers may also be able to avail themselves of farm machinery and contribute to increase in agricultural produce of the country. The meeting regrets that against the "claims" of the refugees who had migrated to Jammu and Kashmir as a result of the partition of the country, no compensation had been provided to them even after such a long time and these unfortunate refugees had been rotting in the camps ever since then. Making suitable arrangements for error free publications of gurbanipromoting research in the ancient and modern Sikh historytranslating holy gurbani into other languages and producing first-rate literature on Sikhism.

Streamlining the administration of the gurdwaras by giving better training to their workers.

Whereas, the Sikhs have been thus shackled and enslaved in unethical and cynical repudiation of solemn and binding commitment and public promises earlier made to the Sikhs, while the Sikh representation in the Indian Constituent Assembly, in 1950, refused to affix their signatures to the official copy of the Indian Constitutional Act thus promulgated, the Shiromani Akali Dal in the name and on behalf of the Sikhs proclaims that the Sikhs are determined, by all legitimate means, to extricate and free themselves from this degrading and death dealing situation so as to ensure firmly their honorable survival and salvage their inherent dignity within India and their birthright to influence meaningfully the mainstream of world history. Century, and again, by the outgoing British and the Hindu Congress and the Muslim League of India in the middle of the 20th, Whereas, the brute majority in India, in 1950, have imposed a Constitutional arrangement in India which denudes the Sikhs of their political identity and cultural particularity, thus liquidating the Sikhs politically and exposing them to spiritual death and cultural decay leading inevitably to submergence and dissolution into the saltish sea-waters of inchoate Hinduism, and. (f) The excesses being committed on the settlers in the Tarai region of the Uttar Pradesh in the name of Land Reforms should be vacated by making suitable amendments in the ceiling law on the Central guidelines. The agricultural lands of the farmers should be completely exempted from the Wealth Tax and the Estate Tax. 7. The Shiromani Akali Dal shall ever strive to achieve the following aims: 1.

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਪਿੰਡਾਂ ਅਤੇ ਸ਼ਹਿਰਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਗਰੀਬ ਦੁਕਾਨਦਾਰ ਜੋ ਕਿ ਬਹੁਤੇ ਹਿੰਦੂ ਹਨ ਉਹਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਚੂੰਗੀ ਅਤੇ ਦੁਕਾਨਾਂ ਦਾ ਟੈਕਸ ਮੁਆਫ ਕੀਤਾ ਜਾਵੇ। 14. Counsel was available to the sub-committee of the celebrated Sikh intellectual and thinker, Sirdar Kapur Singh, whose impress the draft emerging finally from its deliberations carried.



2. Demand, Firstly, that an autonomous region in the North of India should be set up forthwith wherein the Sikh interests are constitutionally recognised as of primary and special importance, as the fundamental state policy, Secondly, that this autonomous region, should include the present Punjab, Karnal, and Ambala districts of Haryana inclusive of Kangra District Of Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Pinjore,Kalka, Dalhousie, Nalagarh Desh, Sirsa, Guhla and Rattia areas and the Ganganagar District of Rajasthan, thus bringing main contiguous Sikh populations and traditional Sikh habitats within this autonomous Sikh Region as an integral part of the Union of India and.

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These postulates are based upon the three great principles of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, namely Nam Japo, Kirat Karo, and Vand Chhako, i.e. Shahbad and Guhla blocks of Karnal district, Sirsa tehsil, Tohana sub-tehsil and Ratia block of Hissar district, six tehsils of Ganganagar district in Rajasthan and other contiguous Punjabi-speaking and Sikh areas should be immediately included in Punjab and made into a single administrative unit anwndpur Sikhism and the interests of the Sikhs “can be especially protected”. (b) The long-standing demand of the Shiromani Akali Dal for the merger in Punjab of the Punjabi-speaking areas, to be identified by linguistic experts with village as a unit, should be conceded. The venue then shifted to Chandigarh where the committee completed its task in ten successive meetings. Gopal Singh, A History of the Sikh People. in Ambala district, the entire Ina tahsil of Hoshiarpur district, Shahabad and Guhia blocks of Karnal district, Tohana sub-tahsil, Ratia block and Sirsa tahsil of Hissar district and six tahsils of Ganganagar district in Rajasthan, merged with Punjab to constitute a single administrative unit wherein the interests of Sikhs and Sikhism are specifically protected.

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Striving to free access to all those holy Sikh shrines, including Nanakana Sahib, from which the Sikh Panth has been separated, for their pilgrimage and proper upkeep. The Shiromani Akali Dal strongly feels that the most pressing national problem is the need to ameliorate the lot of millions of exploited persons belonging to the scheduled classes. This momentous meeting of the Shiromani Akali Dal calls upon the Government of India to examine carefully the long tale of the excesses, wrongs, illegal actions committed [against the Sikhs] by the previous Congress Government, more particularly during the Emergency, and try to find an early solution to the following problems: The chief sources of inspiration of the economic policies and programme of the Shiromani Akali Dal are the secular, democratic and socialistic concepts of Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind Singh.

The Shiromani Akali Dal would also endeavor to have the Indian Constitution recast on real Federal principles with equal representation at the Centre for all the States. It was then that the programme of decentralization of powers ever advocated by Shiromani Akali Dal was openly accepted and adopted by other political parties including Janata Party, C.P.I.

Apart from defining the basic postulates and principles of policies and its ultimate goal, the open session of the General House of the Shiromani Akali Dal, held at Ludhiana, also traced the outlines of the long-term socio-economic and cultural aims and objectives of the Party, for the attainment of which it adopted twelve sub-resolutions. An English version of the resolution is quoted below: Religious Movements of 19th century.pdf, 4. 6. Keywords: This resulted in the Indian masses wanting the Delhi government to deal more forcefully with the Sikh civil rights campaign.

Since it was adopted at Anandpur Sahib (October 16-17, 1973) the resolution came to be known as the Anandpur Sahib Resolution.

  Appropriate steps would also be taken to maintain gurdwara building in proper condition. This mammoth gathering of the Shiromani Akali Dal strongly urges upon the Government of India to make necessary amendments in the following enactment for the benefit of the agricultural classes who have toiled hard for the sake of larger national interests: 1.

Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale was accused of terrorism and various other crimes by the Government and the national media.

Anandpur Sahib Resolution and Other Akali Demands – Oxford Scholarship.

(b) An economic and social structure which provides for the uplift of the poor and depressed sections of society.

The Shiromani Akali Dal shall firmly resist and discrimination against any Sikh (or even other) employees of the Centre or State government [on the basis of his caste or creed]. (c) Unabated opposition to concentration of economic and political power in the hands of the capitalists.

FAQ | Punjab Referendum 2020 | Pennsylvania Convention. Some of its promises could not be fulfilled due to the disagreements. ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ ਅਤੇ ਸਾਰੇ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਬੋਲਦੇ ਇਲਾਕੇ ਜੋ ਕਿ ਆਜ਼ਾਦੀ ਤੋਂ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਵਿੱਚ ਸਨ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਨੂੰ ਦਿੱਤੇ ਜਾਣ। 10. Reiteration of the concept of unity of God, meditation on His Name, recitation of gurbani, inculcation of faith in the Holy Sikh Gurus as well as in Guru Granth Sahib Ji and other appropriate measures for such a purpose. 1. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. I. Delhi, 1989, Gopal Singh, A History of the Sikh People. ਐੱਸ. Similarly, a Stock Exchange should be opened at Ludhiana to accelerate the process of industrialization and economic growth in the State. The representatives of the party in the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee would be directed to pull their weight towards these ends. The representatives of the party in the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee would be directed to pull their weight towards these ends.

1. Apart from defining the basic postulates and principles of policies and its ultimate goal, the open session of the General House of the Shiromani Akali Dal, held at Ludhiana, also traced the outlines of the long-term socio-economic and cultural aims and objectives of the Party, for the attainment of which it adopted twelve sub-resolutions. (k). It asked for recognising Sikhism as a religion separate from Hinduism.

The Central government must also give approval for the immediate establishment of six sugar and four textile mills in Punjab so that the State may be able to implement its agro-industrial policy.