Unite for launch of Sikh detainees: SGPC
Amritsar, June 4
Forward of the thirty eighth anniversary of Operation Bluestar, the SGPC has urged the sangat and Sikh organisations to unite to look at “Ghallughara Day” on June 6.
After an SGPC govt assembly right here at this time, president Harjinder Singh Dhami stated the anniversary could be noticed on the Golden Temple and 38 different gurdwaras by providing “ardas”, for which “Akhand Paths” had been counseled this morning.
“A united group can put strain on the federal government to launch ‘Bandi Singhs’ (Sikh political prisoners) who’ve been languishing in jails for the previous over three many years.” He requested when former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s killer, Perarivalan, may very well be launched from jail after spending 31 years, why not ‘Bandi Singhs’.
He accused PM Narendra Modi, Dwelling Minister Amit Shah, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai of not giving the SGPC appointment to take up the matter with them.
A day after Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh declined Centre’s ‘Z’ safety provide, he added the provide was additionally for Takht Kesgarh Jathedar Giani Raghbir Singh. Dhami added the SGPC was able to giving safety to its spiritual leaders. The SGPC chief requested the federal government to offer safety to frequent folks because the legislation and order was deteriorating within the state.
In the meantime, the SGPC govt determined to proceed this yr’s scholarships to Amritdhari Sikh college students. Scholarships price Rs 63 lakh got final yr. It additionally authorized discontinuation of the observe of giving “siropas” (robes of honour) to dignitaries within the presence of Guru Granth Sahib.