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SGPC to provide free education to children of farmers died during agitatation, to complete the memorial gallery

AMRIK SINGH | June 08, 2021 04:32 PM

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdwara  Parbsndhak Committee will soon complete   the  work of gallery being  constructed  in the memory of those  those  killed in military  action  at Golden  Temple  on June  1984. The work of gallery assigned to Damdami Taksal is lying incomplete. The bullet hit Guru Granth  Sahib would  be made  public from time  to time.

While addressing the media SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur said that SGPC will provide free education to the children of farmers who have lost lives during the ongoing farmers’ protest.

Speaking about the soldiers who left barracks during June 1984 in protest against the army action, she said that the SGPC had provided aid to these “Dharmi Faujis”. If any soldier is left without the aid, then they should contact the SGPC.

She also announced to provide free education to children who have lost their parents due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “During this pandemic, many people have lost their lives who had limited sources of income. SGPC will make arrangements for providing education to the children of such families so that they can become self-reliant in their future”, said Jagir Kaur.

The SGPC president said, “Similarly, the SGPC will also provide free education to the children of farmers who have lost lives during the ongoing farmers’ protest. Earlier, the SGPC has provided aid of Rs 1 lakh each to the surviving family members of more than 160 farmers.”

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