SGPC president sends set of historic books to PM, HM
AMRITSAR: After the Government of India (GOI) stopped the Jatha of pilgrims going to Pakistan on the event of first centenary of Saka Nankana Sahib, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Bibi Jagir Kaur on Friday re-wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and despatched a set of books on the sacrificial historical past of the Sikh group.
Bibi Jagir Kaur wrote in her letter that Sikhs laid the foundation of freedom of the nation by sacrifices but the GOI is discriminating towards Sikhs.
Bibi Jagir Kaur mentioned that the Government of India ought to nonetheless perceive the feelings of the Sikhs and permit the sangat to be a component of the occasion on February 21.
Addressing a press convention on the SGPC workplace in Amritsar, Bibi Jagir Kaur mentioned, “There is a big outcry within the Sikh group over the federal government’s resolution to cease the participation of Jatha within the centenary occasions of Saka Nankana Sahib. After the bloody bloodbath at Jallianwala Bagh, the Nankana Sahib bloodbath had shocked the individuals of the world. This incident laid the foundation of the country’s independence, after which even Mahatma Gandhi needed to say that half of the country’s freedom wrestle had been received.”
“By ignoring the historical past of Sikhs, the Government of India has stopped the Jatha going to mark and attend the centenary of Saka Nankana Sahib. This motion of the Central Government can be an insult to the patriotic Sikh martyrs”, mentioned Bibi Jagir Kaur.
Bibi Jagir Kaur mentioned, “A set of books is being despatched to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah on the historical past of Sikhs who sacrificed their lives for the liberty of the nation. Along with these books, letters are additionally being despatched to each the leaders informing them in regards to the historical past of the incident. These letters and units of books will probably be taken by the officers of the deputy secretary stage of SGPC.
Talking in regards to the objective of sending these historic books, SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur mentioned, “It was to make the Prime Minister and the Home Minister notice why it was vital for the sangat to take part within the ceremonies happening on the shrine of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Pakistan on the event of the centenary of Saka Nankana Sahib.”
On this event SGPC member Bhai Ram Singh, further secretary S. Sukhdev Singh Bhurakohna, OSD Dr Amrik Singh, Dr Sukhbir Singh, superintendent Malkit Singh Baherwal, in-charge S. Gurmeet Singh Muktsari and others had been current.