Tribune News Service
Amritsar, July 23
Dhian Singh Mand, the ‘parallel’ acting Jathedar of Akal Takht, has summoned two Punjab ministers and three MLAs to the Akal Takht on August 2 for explaining why the guarantees made to finish the ‘Bargarhi Morcha’ protests over the 2015 sacrilege and the next police firing have been as but unfulfilled.
Mand, who was named acting jathedar through the controversial 2015 Sarbat Khalsa and had spearheaded the protest, condemned the Punjab authorities underneath Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for not maintaining their phrase. The Bargarhi protests lasted six months from June 1 to December 10, 2018.
Mand, who paid his obeisance on the Akal Takht right here, requested two ministers within the Amarinder Singh authorities, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, and three Congress Members of Legislative Assembly Harminder Singh Gill, Kulbir Singh Zira and Kushaldeep Singh Kiki Dhillon to seem earlier than the Akal Takht on August 2 at 11 am.
“The authorities has betrayed the Sikh Panth. These ministers and MLAs have been directed to seem in individual on the Akal Takht to clarify the constraints of not fulfilling the guarantees. The subject associated to Sikh sentiments and there could possibly be no place for leniency and negligence,” Mand mentioned.
All 5 have been in a authorities panel arrange to maintain talks with organisers of the protest. The protest ended after the panel promised to deliver these behind the sacrilege and the police firing incidents at Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan to justice.
The morcha had additionally demanded the discharge of Sikh detainees languishing in varied jails or their switch to these in Punjab.
‘Panj pyaras’ Baba Nachchattar Singh, Bhai Gurbhej Singh, Bhai Gurwinder Singh, Bhai Gurjinder Singh, and Bhai Buta Singh have been current. Also in attendance was Jarnail Singh Sakhira, one of many fundamental organisers of Sarbat Khalsa.