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SAD’s Jagir Kaur Wins Head of SGPC for Fourth Time | India News


AMRITSAR: Bibi Jagir Kaur was elected on Friday for the fourth time as chairman of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the largest representative body of Sikhs, during its annual general session at Teja Singh Samundari Hall in Amritsar, reports Yudhvir Rana. . She replaces Gobind Singh Longowal, who faced a couple of controversies, including the missing saroops case, during his three years as chairman of the gurdwara corps.
Jagir Kaur, who is also the president of Istri Akali Dal, the women’s wing of SAD, was elected president of SGPC three times before this. Her first term ran from March 16 to November 22, 1999, when she became the first woman to be elevated to office. She was re-elected in November 1999 and resigned in 2000 when she was accused of killing her daughter, but was later acquitted. His third term was from September 29, 2004 to November 22, 2005.
Surjit Singh Bhittewind and Baba Buta Singh were appointed senior and junior vice presidents, respectively, while attorney Bhagwant Singh Sialka became SGPC general secretary.

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