ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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For the Last Time-Be It a Showdown

WHILE JAGADGURU SANKARACHARYA, who has been on his indefinite fast in Puri, has been languishing in comparative neglect, the thunder has been stolen by Sant Fateh Singh. For the Sant has not only threatened to go on fast from the 17th, he has also solemnly announced his irrevocable decision that after 10 days of his fasting, if the Centre does not redress his grievances, he would light his own pyre and burn himself to death. This was followed by further pledges of self-immolation a day earlier than the Sant by six of his followers, all office-bearers of the Akali organisation.

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