Chief Khalsa Diwan

The Chief Khalsa Diwan is a 104-year old Sikh organisation. Unlike the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, the Diwan is an apolitical body and only concerns itself with religious, educational and cultural issues.

At present, the Diwan runs

  • 42 Schools
  • Orphanages
  • Old age homes
  • Khalsa Advocate - newsletter
  • Hospitals and clinics

The organisation was founded with the active efforts of Bhai Vir Singh.


  • S. Sunder Singh Majithia
  • S. Kirpal Singh
  • S. Charanjit Singh Chhadha

Honorary Secretary

S. Sant Singh

S. Bhag Singh Ankhi

Local committees and presidents

The Diwan has numerous branches, each autonomous but directly responsible to the Diwan Headquarters at Amritsar.

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