AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—22nd martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra was yesterday observed by the Sikh masses at Gurdwara Sahib of Kabir Park in Sri Amritsar Sahib. Following the culmination of Sri Akhand Path Sahib, the Raagi Singhs recited the Gurbani verses in melodious tone.
Addressing the gathering on this occasion, Bhai Jugraj Singh Khalra said that Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra often used to give an example of light & lamp by saying that Punjab was a light lamp in India which can end the darkness of injustice towards minorities in India. He added that at present the Indian sub-continent is submerged in darkness of injustice towards minorities living in it.
Bibi Paramjit Kaur Khalra (wife of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra) emphasized on analysing whether the Sikhs pursued the struggle to facilitate justice to the victim families of Indian state excesses. She added that all the Panthik bodies have goal of fighting for justice for these families but none of these bodies were ready to unite together for initiating this struggle.
Baba Darshan Singh Khalsa, Journalist S. Dalbir Singh and S. Satwant Singh Behla also addressed the gathering on this occasion.
Gurbachan Singh Jalandhar presented the resolutions seeking investigation of killings of militants in a fake encounter during tenure of Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar as confessed by Captain Amarinder Singh and indictment of Khubi Ram under murder charges.
S. Harmanbir Singh Sarhali, S. Balkar Singh Khalra, Pardeep Kumar, S. Satwant Singh Manak, Advocate Jagdeep Singh Randhawa, Advocate Dhanwant Singh, S. Karnail Singh Fauji, S. Roor Singh Ammi Shah, S. Kuldeep Singh Killi Bodlaan, S. Balwinder Singh Manochahal, S. Harjinder Singh Harike, Jathedar Angrej Singh, Jathedar Gurbhej Singh, Jathedar Gurjit Singh, Jathedar Baldev Singh Sanghna, Jathedar Kabal Singh, Jathedar Taanpur, Gopal Singh etc. were prominent among the present gathering on this occasion.Sikh24 Editors can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org