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Granthi

(ˈɡrʌnˌtiː)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) the caretaker of a gurdwara and the reader of the Guru Granth, who officiates at Sikh ceremonies
[from Punjabi: keeper of the (Guru) Granth]
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Jagjit Kaur - the daughter of a Sikh granthi, was kidnapped at gunpoint by a group of men in Nankana Sahab.
Daughter of Bhagwan Singh, a 'granthi' (priest) of gurdwara Tambu Sahib, she was converted to Islam at gunpoint.
According to an earlier memorandum sent to the Punjab inspector general of police (IGP) by the district police officer of Nankana Sahib, a first information report (FIR) was filed with the Nankana Police Station on Aug 28 against six people who were accused of abducting and forcibly converting Jagjit Kaur, 19, daughter of a Sikh (Granthi) priest to Islam.
Beginning of the celebrations was marked by reciting Holy Ardaas' by Bhai Parminderjit Singh, Head Granthi of Sikh Religious Society (Gurudwara Palatine).
The first Granthi or priest was Bhai Balwant Singh.
"The word granthi means vikara ..."; however, the term also denotes the joints of a bamboo cane for instance, and it seems that in this context it refers to something that appears to be both distinct and connected with other distinct entities.) See also Vakyapadiya 3.2.14: tasya sabdarthasambandharupam ekasya drsyate I tad drsyam darsanam drasta darsane ca prayojanam II "[We] see that what consists in the word, the meaning, and their relation belongs to this one [reality]-it is the perceived object, perception, the perceiving subject, and the goal of perceiving." See also Praklrnaprakasa, vol.
Moreover a Munshi, a Matassadi and a Granthi were also attached to every battalion.
The tragic and violent history, however, has not stopped Jeet Singh, a granthi (Sikh cleric) of the Mastgarh Sahib Chittian gurdwara from maintaining the mosque's ancient structure.
The ceremony would be performed by a male or female called a"Granthi"who would read out from Guru Granth Sahib.
The ceremony would be performed by a male or female called a "Granthi" who would read out from Guru Granth Sahib.
The 'others' category of occupations include the worker who working on karyana, furniture, shoe, books and stationary, medical and marvel shops, working with timber merchant, caterer, working in plant nursery, gas agency, flour mill, restaurant, driver on hired car, jeep and truck, working in repairing units, helper to doctor, mason and well digger, priest (granthi) in gurudawara, collie at railway station, gatekeeper at marriage palace etc.
"We have arrested a granthi ( priest) From Nijjapura village.