RSS, BJP ought to cease interfering in Sikh affairs: SGPC to Mohan Bhagwat
Amritsar, November 15
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday demanded that the RSS and the BJP cease their “pointless interference” in Sikh affairs.
In a letter written to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on the muse day of the apex gurdwara physique, its normal secretary Gurcharan Singh Grewal stated the SGPC got here into existence after nice sacrifices and the wrestle launched for its institution laid the muse for the nation’s independence.
“However sadly, the BJP-ruled Central authorities and BJP leaders are interfering on to complicate SGPC affairs. An instance of this interference got here to fore throughout the annual election of office-bearers of the SGPC on November 9,” alleged Grewal.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is the ideological fountainhead of the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP).
Grewal additionally alleged that the BJP-led central and Haryana governments and get together leaders holding constitutional posts instantly interfered within the SGPC election.
The SGPC and Shiromani Akali Dal had earlier accused Nationwide Fee for Minorities Chairman Iqbal Singh Lalpura of interfering within the non secular affairs of the Sikh neighborhood by making an attempt to “break” the gurdwara physique.
The SAD had accused Lalpura of searching for help for now expelled chief Bibi Jagir Kaur for the SGPC presidential ballot which occurred on November 9.
Grewal stated the SGPC has accomplished its 102-year superb journey, throughout which it has completed exemplary work for managing gurdwaras, in addition to preaching of Sikh religion, well being, schooling, and humanitarian work.
The SGPC has additionally responsibly pursued Sikh points repeatedly, he stated.
“If it (interference) is occurring with out your data, then you need to instantly intervene and whether it is (occurring) along with your data, then it’s the proper time to your organisation (RSS) to suppose upon your ideological method as that is making a rift within the mutual non secular relations on this multi-cultural and multi-religious society, which I concern will deepen in future,” Grewal wrote to Bhagwat.
“This phenomenon will create instability within the minds of Sikhs which isn’t good for the nation,” stated.
The trail on which the RSS and the BJP are strolling, the anti-Sikh Congress used to intervene in such a way, he stated.
“At the moment, on the historic basis day of the SGPC, we recommend that the RSS and the BJP ought to cease interfering in Sikh points. We hope that you’ll suppose deeply about this and steer clear of the actions of the Sikh organisations and the actions that complicate the problems of Sikhs sooner or later,” wrote Grewal.