SGPC basic home condemns arrests of Sikh youth, handed a number of resolutions
AMRITSAR: A number of vital resolutions have been handed concerning Sikh points within the 2023-24 price range session of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) at this time. These resolutions had been handed amid resonance of the Sikh slogan of excessive spirit – Bole So Nihal Sat Sri Akal.
A number of vital Sikh points have been highlighted by way of the resolutions just like the Sikh Qaum (group) ought to add ‘Singh’ and ‘Kaur’ to the names of their youngsters, the Sangat ought to assist the initiative began for making ready Sikh youth in civil companies, and an attraction has been made that the participation in Jor Melas (historic Sikh congregations) ought to be in mild of Gurmat (teachings of Sikh Gurus).
In a decision, an attraction has been made to Sikh Qaum that each Sikh ought to add ‘Singh’ and ‘Kaur’ whereas deciding the names of their youngsters as conserving the title with out that is in opposition to Sikh Maryada (code of conduct). The Sikhs have been appealed that they need to not write their names on social media platforms with out ‘Singh’ and ‘Kaur’. Via this decision, the media homes have been requested that they need to write/learn/publish the names of Sikh personalities with ‘Singh’ and ‘Kaur’.
In a decision concerning the issue confronted in upkeep because of the abundance of Rumala Sahib supplied by the Sangat at Gurdwara Sahibs, it’s mentioned that the Sangat ought to supply solely the Rumala Sahib if required and as a substitute assist the Sikh physique in offering alternatives to Sikh youth in administrative companies. It’s mentioned that the present time is to advance intellectually, for which it’s needed to make sure the Sikh youth is positioned as excessive officers. The Sikh Qaum can play its half on this regard. It was appealed to the Sangat that the Rumala Sahibs ought to solely be supplied as per the requirement at Gurdwara Sahib and the group ought to come ahead for supporting the teaching of Gursikh youths for aggressive exams like IAS, IPS, IFS, PPSC, and so on. and contribute to the Nishchai Academy began by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on this regard.
The arrests of Sikh youths amid the present ambiance in Punjab have additionally been strongly condemned in at this time’s SGPC price range session. Via this decision, the federal government has been suggested to grasp the Sikh concern and fulfil its accountability in the direction of Punjab. Via this decision, a dedication is expressed that the Sikh youths who’re arrested, could be offered authorized support by the SGPC. It’s also mentioned that the SGPC will firmly stand with media organizations, journalists and internet channels, which have been restricted/withheld throughout the present ambiance in Punjab. Together with this, it was additionally determined to take authorized motion in opposition to accountable authorities officers who falsely propagated the flags and symbols associated to the interval of Khalsa Raj (rule) as these of separatists.
The SGPC session additionally sought strict authorized motion in opposition to social media platforms and people who’re distorting Sikh historical past and doing character assassination of Sikhs whereas on the road of Hindu Rashtra. The decision mentioned that some persons are intentionally focusing on the Sikh id, Sikh establishments, Maryada (code of conduct) and historical past. The Governments are intentionally ignoring this phenomenon as a substitute of curbing it. On one hand, the Sikh media organizations and private accounts are being banned, whereas these speaking of Hindu Rashtra are being neglected at the same time as they freely communicate in opposition to minority communities. The session demanded that the federal government ought to take strict motion in opposition to these spreading hatred in opposition to Sikhs on social media and that each hate monger ought to be handled equally as a substitute of leaving any particular person from a specific faith open to play with the emotions of others.
In a decision handed, it has been demanded from the Authorities of India to unravel worldwide Sikh points in addition to these of Sikhs historic locations in several states. In the identical decision, the discrimination being accomplished in opposition to Punjab and Sikhs within the Military, Bhakra Beas Administration Board (BBMB), Chandigarh, and universities, and so on. has additionally been criticized. It demanded that the Authorities of India ought to cease such behaviour with the Sikhs and resolve the Sikh points in a simply method.
A decision of ‘Sikhs a separate Qaum’ has additionally been handed within the price range session. The decision states that Sikhs respect all of the religions, however forces that damage Sikh id, historical past and traditions is not going to be tolerated. The session strongly warned by way of this decision that nobody ought to attempt to amalgamate the distinctiveness, peculiarity and originality of the Sikh group.
Via a decision, the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Act 2014 was strongly opposed and it’s demanded from the Authorities of India to repeal it. The administration of these Gurdwara Sahibs in Haryana, which had been forcibly taken over on the behest of the Haryana authorities, ought to be returned to the SGPC. Equally, the problem of Bandi Singhs (Sikh prisoners) has additionally been raised in a decision. It talked about the signature marketing campaign began by the SGPC demanding the discharge of Bandi Singhs and the governments had been urged to go away their inflexible behaviour and take selections within the mild of human rights.
In the course of the assembly, the Aam Aadmi Get together authorities of Punjab additionally strongly condemned the discrimination being in opposition to Ajit newspaper, the voice of Panth and Punjab. It was mentioned that the federal government ought to instantly cease the repressive coverage being adopted to pressure the media work in its favour.
In a decision the Punjab authorities led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann was condemned for renaming of well being centres constructed as memorials of Sikh personalities and martyrs within the title of opening Mohalla clinics. On this decision, the Punjab authorities was requested to protect the names of the memorial well being centres as earlier and to take away the images of the Aam Aadmi Clinic and the Chief Minister from them.
The vindictive motion being taken by the incumbent Punjab authorities in opposition to the Jang-e-Azadi memorial established by the earlier governments in Kartarpur close to Jalandhar was additionally termed as flawed. It was mentioned that the federal government equipment is being misused on this regard for political pursuits, which ought to be stopped instantly.
In a decision handed, the Sangat was urged to take part in historic Sikh Jor Melas (historic Sikh congregations) based on Gurmat Maryada. It was mentioned that Khalsa’s expression and presentation as per the Gurmat is essential on the event of Jor Melas, so the Sangat ought to play their due accountability.
Moolmantra and Gurmantra had been recited whereas paying homage to Sikh personalities who handed away within the current previous together with senior Akali chief Jathedar Ranjit Singh Brahmpura, SGPC member S. Jaipal Singh Mandian, chief of Tarna Dal Baba Bakala Baba Gajjan Singh and SGPC’s media adviser Harbir Singh Bhanwar.