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Air India depicted ‘Ik Onkar’ on tail to mark 550th birth anniversary of Nanak Dev

In a unique gesture to mark 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, National carrier Air India has depicted Sikh religious symbol ‘Ik Onkar’ on one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft . The aircraft will fly on October 31 from Amritsar to London. Ek Onkar, which means “God is One”, is the ..

India signs Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement with Pakistan

To celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev, India and Pakistan have recently signed the landmark agreement to operationalise the historic Kartarpur Sahib Corridor at Zero Point, just about 4 km from the International Boundary.  It will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Punjab with the Gurdwara ..

Sahajdhari and Amritdhari

In May 2016, the Parliament had passed the Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill, 2016 to remove rights given to Sahajdharis to vote in the elections to Sikh religious bodies. UPSC may ask you to differentiate between a Sikh and Sahajdhari, so here are important notes: Sahajdharis, literally slow adapting, are those who have chosen the path of Sikhism ..