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Sarbat Da Bhala, trust rescued 14 Punjabi youths and one Bihari migrant from Dubai this month. But it could not get one of the youths, Dharamvir Singh, released as his case is yet to be settled.SP Singh Oberoi, head of the trust, said the youths were convicted for the killing of Varinder Singh Chauhan (38) from Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, and Mohammad Farhan from Pakistan in 2011 and 2015.
As per media reports the Meghalaya government has started work to displace the Sikhs living in the Punjabi lane of Shillong. Images of government officials taking survey of the Punjabi lane in Shillong have surfaced over social media.
A 266-member Sikh jatha left for Pakistan by train from Attari railway station to observe 179th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh on June 29. Balwinder Singh Jaurasingha, additional secretary (dharam parchar), and Varinder Singh Thru, general administrator-cum-supervisor — were part of the jatha.
Afghan Sikh leader S. Avtar Singh Khalsa is almost all set to represent the Sikh as well as Hindu minorities in the next parliament of Afghanistan. At present, only 1000 Sikhs are currently living in Afghanistan as thousands of Afghan Sikhs had to emigrate due to war ravaged conditions of Afghanistan.
As per media reports Shromani Akali Dal delegation met with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who assured the party that Jodhpur detainees would get their due.
A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal led by the President Sardar Sukhbir Singh Badal will call on the Union Home Minister Shri Raj Nath Singh to ask the Govt of India to release the secret documents pertaining to the Army attack on Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar and other gurdwaras in June 1984 in addition to securing documents from the UK government regarding the role of the government f that country in this tragedy.
As per media reports Shiromani Akali Dal today demanded that appropriate legal action under the anti sedition laws be taken against the AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for his open support to initiatives aimed at dismemberment of the country.
Apex Sikh body Sharomani Gurdwara Prabadhak Committee (SGPC) has offered free legal aid to Sikhs, who were illegally detained in Jodhpur jail after Army Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib in June 1984, to fight their case in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, if the Centre challenges the compensation awarded to them by a local court.
Sikh jatha on Saturday observed Shaheedi Dihara of the fifth Sikh Guru, Arjan Dev at Gurduwara Dera Sahib Lahor in Pakistan.
Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amrinder Singh sought clarification from Aam Aadmi Party convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his party and Punjab Assembly Opposition leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira statement on “Sikh Referendum 2020”.