SGPC chief ’s automobile pelted with stones
Chandigarh, January 18
The automobile of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president, Harjinder Singh Dhami, was immediately pelted with stone on the UT-Mohali border throughout his go to to the ‘Qaumi Insaaf Morcha’ protest website.
Dhami had arrived on the protest website to precise his solidarity with the protesters. Sources mentioned Dhami addressed the gathering and whereas he was leaving in his SUV, some protesters raised slogans towards him.
Surrounded by protesters, Dhami’s SUV was pelted with stones and the rear windscreen damaged. This came about regardless of police presence.
On the decision of the Qaumi Insaaf Morcha, tons of of protesters from far-flung areas of Punjab are staying in tents pitched on the Mohali border, close to YPS Chowk. The protesters are demanding the discharge of ‘Bandi Singhs’.
The police have began an investigation into the matter.
In the meantime, Akal Takht, the SGPC, DSGMC, SAD and different Sikh organisations condemned the assault.
Akal Takht officiating Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh mentioned the protest was a standard reason for Sikhs.
SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal termed it a part of a “deep-rooted conspiracy” to weaken the SGPC and panthic establishments.
He demanded an unbiased judicial probe into the whole incident. He mentioned the probe needs to be out of the ambit of the AAP authorities because the latter had failed in its responsibility to offer essential safety to the pinnacle of the consultant physique of Sikhs. BJP chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa raised questions over the regulation and order scenario within the state.
Akal takht condemns incident
- Akal Takht, SGPC, DSGMC, SAD and different Sikh organisations have strongly condemned the assault
- “The organisers ought to give an evidence concerning the incident. It has uncovered and weakened the intention of the morcha and tarnished the picture of the Sikh group,” mentioned an SGPC functionary
- Professor Baljinder Singh of Jagtar Singh Hawara committee mentioned the assault on Dhami may by no means be justified and was a extremely condemnable act