The apex courtroom made it clear that the Haryana Act is much like the Sikh Gurdwara Act, 1925, having comparable provisions of constituting a committee to handle the affairs beneath the Act.
“The affairs of the spiritual minority within the state ie, Sikhs is left within the arms of the Sikhs alone in the identical method as was beneath the 1925 Act. The Haryana Act additionally offers for the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission in the identical method as is supplied beneath the 1925 Act. The affairs of the gurdwara are once more required to be managed by a neighborhood gurdwara committee. Since the affairs of the Sikh minority within the state are to be managed by the Sikhs alone, subsequently, it can’t be mentioned to be violative of any of the Fundamental Rights conferred beneath Articles 25 and 26 of the Constitution,” noticed the highest courtroom division bench, comprising Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice Vikram Nath, whereas deciding the eight-year-old controversial legislation.
In this case, SGPC and others had questioned the Haryana legislation notified in July 2014 in the course of the then Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress regime.