CHANDIGARH: In a press launch issued right here right now, Sukhpal Singh Khaira MLA and former Leader of Opposition severely castigated the BJP authorities, for unleashing a reign of terror upon social activists and farm leaders by serving them NIA notices. Khaira mentioned the latest sequence of NIA notices despatched to many frontline activists who’re supporting the farmers agitation is being achieved beneath a well-planned conspiracy by the BJP authorities, to terrorise, intimidate and gag the voice of all those that are supporting and collaborating within the farmers agitation. Khaira mentioned this amounted to unleashing political terrorism upon all these agitating peacefully.
Khaira mentioned earlier the BJP authorities has tried all low cost techniques to derail and torpedo the farmers agitation by calling them Khalistanis, terrorists, naxals and so on. and accusing them of being funded from international locations like China and Pakistan. Khaira mentioned when all these theatrics of the BJP have did not dampen the spirit of farmers agitation, the BJP authorities is now hitting beneath the belt and misusing NIA to summon folks in fabricated FIR’s registered beneath the UAPA regulation.
Khaira notably talked about the names of youth icon Deep Sidhu, Baldev Singh Sirsa SGPC member, Gurnam Singh Chaduni, who’ve been an element of the farmers agitation because the starting. Khaira mentioned it appeared the BJP authorities is unable to digest any sort of dissent and even peaceable demonstrations on the difficulty of the three anti farmer legal guidelines and is now resorting to arm twisting and intimidation, so that individuals don’t help the farmers agitation.
Khaira mentioned it has been now reported that just about greater than two dozen such activists and farm leaders have been focused by the NIA through such bogus notices that additionally embrace spiritual folks like Jasbir Singh Rode Ex Jathedar of Akal Takhat Sahib. Khaira mentioned throughout his latest analysis and floor zero examine, he had discovered that the majority of the instances registered beneath UAPA regulation had been based mostly on frivolous and false accusations.
Khaira notably cited the case of Joginder Singh Gujar of his constituency Bholath who was arrested beneath UAPA by the Kapurthala police just lately based mostly on frivolous allegations of overseas funding. Khaira mentioned when he investigated the matter of Joginder Singh Gujar who had come from Italy and was a 65 yr outdated man with coronary heart ailment, he discovered that the allegations of funding to the tune of €200 or his participation within the SFJ conference at Geneva final yr was completely unsustainable and with none foundation. Khaira mentioned the Punjab police needed to finally launch Joginder Singh Gujar, as that they had no concrete proof in opposition to him for overseas funding or some other terror exercise.
Khaira mentioned equally he visited 4 villages in Patiala and Mansa district to analyze FIR quantity 144/2020 registered by the Samana police beneath the brand new regulation, solely to search out that extraordinarily poor unvoiced six Dalit youth had been focused and arrested by calling them Khalistani modules. He mentioned the Punjab police needed to launch two boys specifically Sukhchain Singh of village Shehra in Patiala and Amritpal Singh of village Achanak in Mansa districts, as there was no proof to indicate their connection to any terror exercise.
Khaira mentioned the NIA had been set as much as battle anti-India terror actions however now the UAPA and the NIA was being misused by the BJP authorities to focus on its political opponents. Khaira mentioned earlier the BJP authorities had slapped UAPA instances in opposition to human rights and social activist like Varavara Rao, Safoora Jargarh, Anand Teltumbde grandson of our structure maker Ambedkar ji.
Khaira known as upon all political events notably Capt. Amarinder Singh CM to take up the massive scale concentrating on of harmless sikhs beneath the brand new UAPA regulation by the BJP authorities. Khaira warned the federal government that in case they didn’t cease intimidating social activist and farm leaders through the NIA, they might construct a mass motion in opposition to the politics of vendetta and intimidation by the BJP authorities.