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SGPC reached out to Sikh families of Amupur village displaced by the BJP government of Haryana

AMRIK SINGH | July 10, 2024 10:55 AM

AMRITSAR: Taking cognizance of the action taken by the Bharatiya Janata Party government of Haryana to demolish the houses of four Sikh families who fled Punjab and settled in Haryana at Amupur village of Karnal district during the partition, a delegation of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) reached here with the affected families.

In view of the seriousness of the matter yesterday, SGPC President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami formed a committee, in which the Senior Vice President of Shiromani Committee. Harbhajan Singh Masana, Junior. Vice President Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, member Bhai Gurcharan Singh Grewal and member of Dharma Prachar Committee. Tejinderpal Singh Ladwan included.

This delegation met with the families of the victims on Tuesdayand got information about the entire situation at the ground level. On this occasion, the SGPC delegation assured the victim's families that the Sikh organization is with them and will strongly oppose government bullying and repression. The Shiromani Committee announced an initial aid of one lakh rupees to the four victimized Sikh families and strongly condemned the inhuman act of the Haryana BJP government in the state and asked the government to do justice to these families.

Speaking to the media on this occasion Harbhajan Singh Masana WHO was leading the delegation said that according to the order of SGP President Advocate Dhami, it has been decided to provide one lakh rupees to the four Sikh families initially. He said that the Sikh organization will cooperate with these Sikh families at all levels and further they will be given all kinds of assistance as per their need. He appealed to the organizations and activists related to human rights to raise their voices against this push against the Sikhs in the state by the BJP government.

Masana also appealed to all the Sikh organizations and organizations to help these families as much as possible so that they can be supported in this time of sorrow.

SGPC Secretary Bhai Gurcharan Singh Grewal strongly condemned the anti-Sikh action of the BJP government of Haryana and said that the Sikhs are deeply angry with this action of the government. With this action, BJP's anti-Sikh policy has been exposed once again.

He said that the entire responsibility of this incident lies with the Haryana government and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi should see how the government led by his party is harassing the Sikhs in Haryana. Bhai Grewal also questioned those Sikh leaders who call themselves supporters of BJP and asked them to explain now why the houses of Sikhs are being demolished in the state of BJP government.

He also severely condemned the representatives of the Gurdwara Committee nominated by the Haryana government, which is functioning in Kurukshetra, some distance from the incident site, and said that even after many days, they did not meet the victims' Sikh families at Amupur.

Among the victimized Sikh families. Buta Singh shared the information that they are four brothers and their family migrated from Punjab after partition and settled in this place of Amupur village for the past 70 years, but suddenly on 26 June 2024, the government officials called the police force and razed theit homes. Sukhwinder Singh, in charge of Gurmati Sangeet Academy Sekhupura Karnal. Pratap Singh, Mr. Surinder Singh Ramgarhia etc. were present.

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