SC panel seeks report on forceful occupation of gurdwara in Punjab

SC panel seeks report on forceful occupation of gurdwara in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Taking cognizance of a grievance by an office-bearer of Gurdwara Shri Bunga Nanaksar Ravidasia Singha in Punjab’s Bathinda district that over 60 armed folks tried to forcibly take possession of the shrine, the Nationwide Fee for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), on the orders of its Chairman Vijay Sampla, on Wednesday issued a discover to the native administration.

In a written grievance to NCSC, Vice President of the gurdwara commitee, Jasvir Singh Mehraj, mentioned the gurdwara was established in 1946 by Sant Sadhu Ram Tibbe Wale.

The feelings and religion of Ravidasia Sikh group is connected to the shrine. With an intention to forcibly take its possession, over 60 members of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) of Shri Damdama Sahib Talwandi Sabo Bathinda entered the Gurdwara Bunga Nanaksar with sharp-edged weapons and allegedly assaulted sewadars (volunteers).

Many members of the gurdwara sustained accidents and hospitalised, the grievance mentioned.

In the meantime, the fee requested the Divisional Commissioner of Faridkot, Inspectors Normal of Police, Deputy Commissioner, and Senior Superintendent of Police to analyze the matter and submit the motion taken report by Might 31.

Sampla cautioned the officers that if motion taken report shouldn’t be acquired throughout the stipulated time, then the fee may train the powers of the civil court docket conferred on it underneath article 338 of the Structure and concern a summon for private look earlier than the fee in Delhi.

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