Delhi Metro informed to submit report over kirpan row involving former Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib Giani Kewal Singh
Amritsar, September 22
After former Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib Giani Kewal Singh alleged that he was prevented from boarding a metro on September 8 as he was carrying a kirpan, the Nationwide Fee for Minorities (NCM) has questioned the Delhi Metro Rail Company over the problem.
The Panthic Talmel Sangathan, headed by Giani Kewal Singh, had approached the NCM and the involved ministry at New Delhi, contesting the violation of spiritual rights by the Delhi administration.
Taking cognisance, the NCM has requested the MD of Delhi Metro Rail Company, New Delhi, to submit a standing report on this incident by September 27.
Within the letter, the NCM has additionally cited the reference of Article 25 of the Structure that enables Sikhs to hold kirpan and acknowledged that the incident had damage sentiments of the neighborhood.
Panthic Talmel Sangathan co-convener Jaswinder Singh Advocate stated they’d maintain a statewide protest and submit a memorandum at DC workplaces tomorrow.