GURDASPUR, Punjab—In a statement, Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa has repeated that it is upto Sri Akal Takht Sahib to seek release of remaining Sikhs lodged in jails. He further announced that the “struggle” for justice it not over with his hunger strike – “It has just started”.
Bhai Gurbaksh Singh attended the Shaheedi Samagam of Bhai Satwant Singh Ji and Bhai Kehar Singh Ji at Village Agwan, Distt. Gurdaspur yesterday. Although he did not speak with the sangat, his presence was well noted there. Bhai Gurbaksh Singh was earlier admitted to the hospital for having stomach ache.
Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa broke his hunger strike with the release of three Sikhs from Burail Jail on parole. An ‘ardas’ for the well-being of Bhai Gurbaksh Singh and the Sikh Panth (community) was offered at the Akal Takht. Appointed Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh had personally offered juice to Bhai Gurbaksh Singh to break his 44 day fast.
Bhai Gurbaksh Singh’s hunger strike was seen as a movement of awakening for the Sikh community. Sikhs came forward in thousands to express their support for the cause of the Nation. Bhai Gurbaksh Singh also received support from a number of Panthik organizations, including the Dal Khalsa, Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani), Damdami Taksal, Akhand Kirtani Jatha, and Sant Samaj.