Kuantan gurdwara has taken a huge step forward on gender equality by accepting women as members.
At its annual general meeting (AGM) yesterday (25 March 2018), Gurdwara Sahib Kuantan (GSK) approved a resolution to allow women to become members.
“The resolution takes immediate effect,” GSK committee president Dr Dharshan Singh told Asia Samachar in a text message.
This leaves probably only a handful gurdwaras which still do not allow women to become direct members, though they do not restrict women from exerting their influence in the running of the gurdwaras.
At the AGM, the out going management team led by Dr Dharshan was reelected. This is the fifth consecutive team as the GSK committee president for the dental surgeon.
Also elected was Dr Ovinderjeet Singh as vice president, Sourjan Singh as the secretary and Darshan Singh as treasurer.
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