NCM debunks Akal Takht Jathedar’s declare, says no proposal to withdraw minority standing of Sikh neighborhood

NCM debunks Akal Takht Jathedar’s declare, says no proposal to withdraw minority standing of Sikh neighborhood



Tribune Information Service

Ravi S Singh

New Delhi, Might 11

Being attentive to reported claims of the Akal Takht Jathedar that the minority standing of Sikhs in India is being withdrawn, the Nationwide Fee for Minorities debunked the identical on Wednesday.

“There isn’t any proposal to deliver Sikh neighborhood out of minorities, however has a transparent plan to advertise training, employment amongst Sikhs by way of the 15-point programme of the Hon’ble Prime Minister. Schemes for upliftment of the socio-economic situation of the Sikligar and Vanjara communities are being formulated,” the NCM mentioned.

In an announcement, the NCM mentioned: “Jathedar Sri Akal Takht Sahib, Amritsar, has claimed that the minority standing of Sikhs in India is being withdrawn.That is factually incorrect, deceptive, motivated and to create concern and animosity among the many Sikh neighborhood.”

It additional mentioned the Jathedar might have been given unsuitable data.The very fact is that Atal Bihari Vajpayee Authorities appointedTarlochan Singh– a Sikh — as Chairperson, Nationwide Fee for Minorities and the current authorities appointed a Sikh Chairperson of Nationwide Fee for Minorities after 15 years.

The tenure of the current Chairperson, Iqbal Singh Lalpura, is as much as 2025.

It additional mentioned the Union authorities has simply now celebrated the four-hundredth delivery anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur and is additional making an attempt to resolve the lengthy pending issues of Sikh neighborhood.

Commemoration of Vir Bal Diwas and making it an annual occasion in all the nation on December 26 yearly is an effort to show the historical past of Sahibjadas, the sons of Guru Gobind Singh, to all the nation, NCM added.

The Governmenthas helped the Afghan Sikhs to get Indian citizenship. The Authorities has additionally opened Kartarpur hall to facilitate the Indian Sikh pilgrims. The record could be very lengthy, the NCM added.





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