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Description In the post-independence period, majority of the Indian states were reorganized on linguistic basis by government of India, but it refused to create a Punjabi-speaking state on similar lines. This SGPC publication makes a strong case for the creation of Punjabi Saba based on linguistic basis. It provides justification for the agitational approach adopted by the mainstream Sikh political party, Shiromani Akali Dal. Finally, the demand was conceded and a Punjabi-speaking state created in 1966. This paper discusses the genesis, and factors in favour of Punjabi-speaking state[edit]
Keywords Punjabi Speaking State, Sant Fateh Singh, Holy Akal Takhat, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Gulzari Lal Nanda, Parliamentary Committee, Punjabi Saba, Haryana Prant, Himachal Pardesh, SGPC, Mazhabi Sikhs, Kangra, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, Daily Milap, Dr. K.N. Kalia, Ashok Mehta, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-000766
Author Gurdwara Parbhandak Committte
Year 1966
Script Roman
Language English
Publisher SGPC, Sri Amritsar jio
Custodian Kirpal Singh, Dr.
Length 20.5
Breadth 13.0
Completion Complete
Condition Good
Pages                         39
 
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