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SGPC appealed to Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana to withdraw the decision of hunger strike, to hold demonstration in Delhi on Dec 20

AMRIK SINGH | December 03, 2023 10:19 PM

AMRITSAR: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has strongly appealed to Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is facing the death penalty in Central Jail, Patiala, to withdraw his hunger strike decision from December 5, 2023, because it is not right to do so according to Gurmat philosophy.
The SGPC has decided to organise a massive demonstration will be held from Gurudwara Sri Bangla Sahib to Rashtrapati Bhavan with the support of all panthic representativea on Decemberc 20.
This decision was taken at the executive Committee meeting which was held under the presidentship of Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami here on Sunday.
Meanwhile, 26 lakh proformas filled under the signature campaign of the Shiromani Committee for the release of the captive Singhs will also be taken along.
In this demonstration, the Jathedar of Takht Sahibs, Singh Sahibs, Sant Samaj, Damdami Taksal, Nihang Singh Organizations, Kar Seva Mahapuru, Panthak and Rajsi Sikh Organizations, Singh Sabhas, Farmers Organizations, Nirmales and Udasis will be gathered.
He appealed to all sectarian parties and organizations to join themselves in this joint national work.
He also said that he would personally approach various representatives and motivate them to be a part of it.
it was also decided to intensify the struggle regarding Bhai Rajoana along with the appeal.
In this meeting, the joint opinion has been approved according to the recommendations of the meeting of the panth representatives held yesterday.
Talking to the media after the meeting,
Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami said that a letter was written by Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana to the Shiromani Committee regarding the withdrawal of the mercy petition passed by the President, on which the Panthic representatives are of the opinion that the Sikh organization should not withdraw the petition. Because this petition was filed according to the sentiments of the sect, it is not in the national interest to withdraw it.
Advocate Dhami said that today's internal committee meeting has also appealed to Bhai Rajoana to withdraw the decision to go on hunger strike
Advocate Dhami said that it has also been decided to intensify the struggle on the case of Bhai Rajoana.
In addition to the president of the Shiromani Committee, Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, senior vice president Harbhajan Singh Masana, Jr. Vice President Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, Bhai Rajinder Singh Mehta for General Secretary, Inner Committee Member Raghbir Singh Saharanmajra, Jasmer Singh Lachhru, Gurpreet Singh Jhabbar, Mr. Amarjit Singh Bhaliapur, Bibi Jaspal Kaur, Jaswant Singh Purain, Secretary. Pratap Singh, OSD Satbir Singh Dhami, Additional Secretary. Sukhminder Singh, Mr. Balwinder Singh Kahlwan, Deputy Secretary. Gurdayal Singh, Jaswinder Singh Jassi, Shahbaz Singh and in charge. Azaddeep Singh was present.

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