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Govt should immediately release Sikh detainees facing life sentences - Advocate Dhami

AMRIK SINGH | May 01, 2022 11:51 AM

AMRITSAR: After the bhog of Sri Akhand Path Sahib at Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Diwan Hall, prayers were offered by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for the release of Sikh prisoners detained in various jails of the country for the last three decades.

SGPC President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami along with Shiromani Committee members and other prominent personalities were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Advocate Dhami said that Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana, Prof. Davinderpal Singh Bhullar and Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara and several Sikhs despite completed their imprisonment are not released . and described it as an expression expression of the anti-Sikh mentality of the governments.

He said that the governments should realize that these sikh detainees had taken action in view of the situation as the holy shrines of Sikhs were being targeted by the government at that time. No true Sikh can tolerate an attack on his shrines and community.

The SGPC President said that Guru Sahib was capable and the prayer request of the Sikh Panth would be granted.

It may be mentioned that earlier Prime minister Narendra Modi had already announced about release of those Sikhs who completed their imprisonment on the occasion of 550 birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji But this announcement was not implemented so far.

Meanwhile, the SGPC President also appealed to the government to take concrete steps to control the people who were inciting communal hatred in Punjab.

He said that the government should take strict action against those who were spreading lies against the Sikh community so that the atmosphere in Punjab remained calm.

Giani Gurminder Singh, Granthi Singh Sahib of Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib also addressed the gathering.

On this occasion Granthi Singh Sahib Giani Gurminder Singh of Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib, Bhai Harjap Singh Sultanwind, Member of the Interim Committee, S. Balwinder Singh Weinpuin, Shiromani Committee Member Bhai Rajinder Singh Mehta, Bhai Manjit Singh Bhurakohna, S. Surjit Singh Bhitewad, S. Amarjit Singh Bhalaipur, Jathedar Mangwinder Singh Khaparkheri, Bhai Ajaib Singh Abhayasi, S. Gurnam Singh Jassal, Bibi Joginder Kaur, Akali Leader S. Ravinder Singh Brahmpura, S. Gurpartap Singh Tikka, Secretary of the Shiromani Committee. Mahinder Singh Ahli, Additional Secretary Partap Singh, Dr. Paramjit Singh Saroya, OSD Satbir Singh Dhami, Manager of Sri Darbar Sahib. Sulukhan Singh Bhangali, Former Secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhurakohna, Deputy Secretary Harjit Singh Lalu Ghuman, S. Balwinder Singh Kahlwan, S. Secretary Singh, S. Harjinder Singh Kaironwal, S. Tejinder Singh Padda, S. Gurmeet Singh Butter, S. Sukhbir Singh, S. Nirveil Singh, Superintendent Malkit Singh Bahirwal, Incharge Shahbaz Singh etc. were present.

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