Sarna seeks NCM chairman’s attention towards ‘collapsing’ Sikh educational institutions in Delhi

Former president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), Paramjit Singh Sarna, has written a letter to Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), Iqbal Singh Lalpura, urging him to address the deteriorating state of Sikh educational institutions in Delhi. Sarna emphasizes that these institutions were once vital pillars of education and cultural preservation.

In his letter, Sarna expresses his disheartenment at the collapse of Sikh schools affiliated with the DSGMC, which are now at risk of losing their recognition. He appeals to Lalpura, as the Chairman of the NCM, to use his voice to raise concerns about this unfortunate decline.

Sarna wrote the letter in response to Lalpura’s recent comments regarding the overpriced property purchase by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC). Lalpura had sought a report from the Punjab government on the matter.

Sarna commends Lalpura for his ability to discern the actions of the SGPC with precision, but expresses confusion over his reluctance to address the bankruptcy of the DSGMC and the collapse of Sikh educational institutions under its administration. Sarna challenges Lalpura to focus on the severe debt burden of over Rs 330 crore that the DSGMC has incurred under the leadership of Harmeet Singh Kalka and his de-facto boss, M S Sirsa.

Sarna urges Lalpura to pay attention to and scrutinize the apparent financial ruin of the DSGMC, which is managed by individuals known for their loyalty to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).