Sikh chief’s family endure accidents throughout scuffle over land situation in Pakistan

Sikh chief’s family endure accidents throughout scuffle over land situation in Pakistan


Lahore, April 20

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (PSGPC) former president Mastan Singh’s two members of the family have suffered accidents throughout a scuffle with an opponent group over land situation at Nankana Sahib in Punjab province, his relative mentioned on Wednesday.

“Two members of the family of Mastan Singh had been injured by the hands of those that had a land dispute with him on Tuesday in Nankana Sahib (some 80 km from Lahore),” Dr Mempal Singh, a relative of Mastan Singh, advised PTI.

He mentioned Mastan Singh had purchased a chunk of land from a neighborhood resident of Nankana Sahib however later switch of land grew to become a problem.

“On Tuesday, each teams had a scuffle wherein two members of Mastan’s household suffered accidents. Nevertheless, their situation is steady,” Mempal Singh mentioned and demanded motion in opposition to the culprits.

Nankana Metropolis Police sub inspector Muhammad Abid advised PTI that Mastan Singh has not but reported the matter to the police. “We are going to register FIR after receiving a criticism from Mastan,” he mentioned.

A member of the family of Mastan Singh on Wednesday uploaded a video on Twitter wherein an injured Sikh is mendacity on a mattress in hospital.

He mentioned his household’s over 5 acres land dispute had been lingering for the final 10 years. He mentioned neither police, nor the commissioner workplace and the Evacuee Belief Property Board (ETPB) are bothered to resolve the matter. The ETPB is a statutory board that manages non secular properties and shrines of Hindus and Sikhs who had migrated to India following the partition.

He mentioned their opponents attacked them on Tuesday within the fields and injured his family. He mentioned that is occurring to the Sikh minority in Pakistan.

PSGPC incumbent president Ameer Singh advised PTI that since it’s a land dispute between two teams the battle between them shouldn’t be given a ‘non secular color’.

In response to the 2017 census, Hindus represent the most important non secular minority in Pakistan. Christians make up the second largest non secular minority. The Ahmadis, Sikhs and Parsis are additionally among the many notable non secular minorities in Pakistan.

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