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I cannot see what real value that is being added.

Educational facility = library.

Conference hall = another room to be used as overflow Darbar Hall or for langar/ milni

We focus to much on the "hardware" such as buildings, not enough on the "software" (Bani).

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I cannot see what real value that is being added.

Educational facility = library (will remain largely empty/unused except for a few copies of Des Pardes)

Conference hall = another room to be used as overflow Darbar Hall or for langar/ milni

We focus to much on the "hardware" such as buildings, not enough on the "software" (Bani).

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I cannot see what real value that is being added.

Educational facility = library.

Conference hall = another room to be used as overflow Darbar Hall or for langar/ milni

We focus to much on the "hardware" such as buildings, not enough on the "software" (Bani).

I'd be interested in who's obtained the contracts for the work to be carried out, and what they're quoting for it.

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I'd be interested in who's obtained the contracts for the work to be carried out, and what they're quoting for it.

What will be quoted and what is actually spent will be completely different.

There is only value that will be added £££

If this was a conventional business, there would be a business approval saying that development would provide X amount of darbar halls where you could have X amount of Anand Karaj's simultaneously bringing X amount of revenue.

Then you will need to factor in peak season (May to October). They will probably charge peak prices.

Gurdwarae are following the business model of a multi-plex cinema/theatres except you have multi-plex darbar halls.

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Yep thats what its all about. They got millions in the bank and they need someway to get hold of it without taking it directly. This is what all the beef was about at this gurdwara earlier on this year. The 2 seperate groups wanted to be in the new commitee to be able to control this project and be getting paid indirectly.

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I don't think thats what MisterSingh meant, Ranjeet.

I think MisterSingh would be interested to know if the normal set of circumstnces is to prevail. The normal set of circumstances can best be summed up with the Southall Gurdwara, i.e the £20 million Gurdwara that looks more like a £4 million Gurdwara. It cost upwards of £20 million because most of the money went to a firm of architects who have apparently, believe it or not, designed a state of the art beautifull building using ancient sikh architecture as inspiration. Err....and by sheer coincidence the white architect of that firm is married to the Sikh daughter of one of the committe members that brokered the deal. Happy days for all.

You see, that is the way all these new Gurdwara building projects work. Punjabis don't have a word for 'conflict of interest'. Committe members with building firms, plumbing businesses, sons who are solicitors and daughters married to white architects are all quids in. Happy days for all.

of those who are in the committee.

I see your point.

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The Sangat mindlessly throws the money in the golak thinking it will be used for parcher instead it goes to useless projects that do nothing for Sikhi.

If the Sangat STOPS putting money in the golak and starts doing Akhand Paths as a family the problem will be easily solved

We need a campaign in the social media to stop giving to Gurdwaras because there not doing parcher.

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