*In March this year, the panchayat Dakoha village in Gurdaspur banned the entry of two of the village families after their sons married girls of the same village. Worse, it asked the Jathedar of the Akal Takht to issue an order to all gurudwaras not to perform marriages of boys and girls of same village. Worst, the clergy never rejected the request.* Not too long back, landlords of village Maha Singh Wala in Sangrur had decided to socially boycott the village Dalits over wages for paddy sowing. Villages paying more were fined. Milkmen were forced to stop milk supplies to Dalits.*In May this year, 'Sarbat Khalsa Jathedars' ordered a social boycott of Sikh leaders allegedly guilty of seeking support from Dera Sirsa cult.
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