Amritsar: Bhai Gobind Singh Longowal, President, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), has strongly condemned the demolition of Gurdwara Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji by a Pakistani man in Derby, England.
In a press statement issued here, Bhai Longowal said that the Guru’s house was vandalized by this lonely person while Guru Nanak devotees all over the world were paying homage to the incomparable martyrdom of Guru Arjan. He said that due to the ongoing corona epidemic all over the world, this Gurudwara at Derby was helping the needy on a daily basis like other Gurudwaras as doing at that time.
He said that although the man had been arrested by the police it was important to get to the root cause of this heinous act and all those involved in the conspiracy should be behind bars. He appealed to the British government to find out the truth about the incident as soon as possible and ensure the security of the Guru’s houses.
What is the matter?
Gurdwara Guru Arjan Dev Sahib Ji was attacked and vandalized by a lone man on Monday morning in Derby, UK. According to initial information, no one was injured but the person smashed the windows of Gurdwara Sahib. It is also worth noting that the Gurdwara Sahib has been closed for some time due to lockout but daily prayers are being conducted through live streaming.
Gurdwara Guru Arjan Dev Sahib Ji of Derby is always keen to lend a helping hand to the needy. A statement issued by the gurdwara after the incident said that such incidents would not diminish their sense of service and the relief work would continue.