Report Wire - SGPC has woken as much as the specter of conversion of Sikhs, they’re late solely by a couple of thousand transformed Sikhs

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SGPC has woken as much as the specter of conversion of Sikhs, they’re late solely by a couple of thousand transformed Sikhs

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SHIROMANI GURDWARA PARBANDHAK COMMITTEE (SGPC), the apex non secular organisation of the Sikh religion, is now alarmed over the conversion of the individuals belonging to the Sikh neighborhood to Christianity. In the previous couple of years, Christian missionaries have develop into very lively and focused the susceptible inhabitants of the neighborhood (Dalit Sikhs who represent round certainly one of third of the neighborhood’s inhabitants) for conversion.SGPC launched a marketing campaign named “Ghar Ghar Andar Dharamsaal (sacred shrine within every home)”, underneath which 150 groups would unfold the message of Sikhism throughout the state and distribute the normal literature – the strategy utilized by Christian preachers.“The campaign will not only bring firmness among Sikhs toward their faith, but also make the young generation take pride in their history and culture,” mentioned SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur.SGPC is adopting the device of Christians to defeat them within the sport, however its efforts are ‘too little and too late’ given the truth that Abrahamic religions are actually very organised and complex of their work and have unfold wings all through the state.Officially Christians represent only one.26 per cent of the inhabitants, however there are numerous people who find themselves formally Sikhs however observe Christianity, as is the case of incumbent CM Charanjit Singh Channi.Like different Indic religions, Sikhism can be underneath assault from Abrahamic religions – Islam and Christianity. In the final three many years, the variety of Sikhs has constantly declined. In 2001, the decline was 3.04 per cent and  2.22 per cent in 2011. The census of 2021 is but to be performed, however the decline is anticipated to be even sharper even when the variety of closet Christians are usually not revealed.Across India, Christians and Muslims are adopting completely different means and methods to extend their inhabitants. While the Muslims undertake strategies akin to having extra children and Love Jihad, Christians primarily deal with financial assets donated to them from western nations via NGOs to transform individuals, particularly the poor and downtrodden communities like Dalits.Akal Takht appearing jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh alleged that the non secular conversion drive is being run in Punjab with funds from international nations. “Converting Sikhs to another religion is worrisome. When we don’t force anyone to join our religion by greed, then no one has the right to ask the followers of our religion to convert by greed or pressure,” he mentioned.However, Emmanual Masih, Bishop of the Punjab area, outrightly rejected all these allegations. “The Constitution of India gives its citizens right to preach their religion. Second, the allegations that Sikhs are being lured or they are being forced to become Christians are totally baseless,” he mentioned.Masih additionally mentioned that Christians are a minority in Punjab whereas Sikhs are a majority. “How can we make any Sikh convert forcibly? Majority of Christians are poor in Punjab. How can we give money to anyone? Actually, some forces want to divide various communities in the state,” he additional added.But what the Bishop didn’t reveal is that billions of {dollars} of international funds have been spent by the Christian missionaries to transform individuals. Now they’ve develop into so highly effective that their individual sits in essentially the most highly effective place within the state, and conversion actions are anticipated to extend manifold. Channi and his spouse have brazenly admitted to following the Christian religion, and these movies went viral over social media after he took over because the Chief Minister of Punjab.दलित सिख नहीं बल्कि इसाई मुख्यमंत्री दिया है पंजाब को कॉंग्रेस ने ? उनकी पत्नी हमको प्रतिक्रिया दे रही हैं तो पीछे दिवार पर क्रॉस लटक रहा है ! pic.twitter.com/IKDINJAckv— Suresh Chavhanke “Sudarshan News” (@SureshChavhanke) September 19, 2021Channi and siddhu … in church, entire sport is about christian conversion …nothing else !!! pic.twitter.com/8yM4WxR9IO— No Conversion (@noconversion) September 20, 2021The SPC preachers anticipate this marketing campaign drive to bear the outcomes. “The drive is aimed at countering the impact of the mission being run by Christian preachers. We also approach families that have converted to have a dialogue with them and make them take pride in Sikh beliefs,” mentioned Sarabjit Singh Dhotian, SGPC’s head preacher.Read extra: Sidhu and Channi’s mysterious Christian connection and the menace of conversion in PunjabHowever, given the present energy equation within the state and the dearth of will among the many prime management of Sikhs, one can say that it’s a little too late as Sikhs in Punjab are turning into Christians at a breakneck tempo.