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Granthi Caught in a Compromising Position With a Girl

Those who protested against the play Behzti on the grounds that it was "impossible" for this sort of this to occur in a gurdwara are advised to take serious note.

The Tribune and U.N.I., Barnala (Sangrur), Punjab, May 25, 2005

Photo: Behzti

A granthi [Sikh priest] was beaten up last night by an angry mob after he was caught in a compromising position with a girl in a gurdwara complex.

Identified as Jaswinder Singh, he suffered [a] fracture in his left leg following [the] bashing and was admitted in a local private nursing home.

The granthi had come in contact with the girl who used to visit the gurdwara where he had been reciting shabad kirtan, according to some locals who bashed him for his acts.