Golden temple

The Golden Temple can now accept foreign donations under the FCRA

The Union Home Ministry of Home Affairs now has permitted Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib or the Golden Temple, in Amritsar to receive foreign donations under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

The Golden Temple had applied for the registration in May 2020 which has been approved. This registration will be valid for 5 years. The Gurudwara is controlled by the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), headed by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) an ally of BJP.