Amritsar: As per media reports the Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday ex-communicated Harinder Sikka, the producer of controversial film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ from the sikh panth.
SGPC appointed Akal Takht jathedar Gurbachan Singh pronounced the decision from the podium of the highest temporal seat.The decision taken by five jathedars at Akal Takht Saihb secretariat.
Gurbachan Singh said despite repeated warnings film producer Harinder Singh Sikka was adament to release the movie, which violate sikh tenets, that has caused widespread outrage. So it was decided to boycott Sikka socially from all spheres.
The jathedar added that the members of SGPC’s earlier sub-committee which had endorsed the film in 2016, too, would be summoned at the Akal Takht.
The jathedar also issued a cautionary note for the cinema hall owners that they would be solely responsible for any loss to their property in case the film is screened.
The Sikh community was appealed to stage protest if the film is released, but in a peaceful manner.