Amritsar Sept 25 : Gyani Puran Singh, former Jathedar of Shri Akal Takht Sahib, died at his home on Wednesday morning. He was 75 and suffering from heart disease.
Gyani Puran Singh was appointed as the Jathedar of Shri Akal Takht Sahib in February 1999. In the year 1984 during the military action on Shri Darbar Sahib, he remained inside darbar sahib for three days and was the eyewitness of the incident. At that time, he was the head granthi of shri darbar sahib.
Gyani Puran Singh also remained in special discussion to expel Bibi Jagri Kaur, the head of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, from the Sikh Panth. (UNI)