JAMMU & KASHMIR—Sikh sangat cremated the body of Shaheed Bhai Jashjeet Singh according to Sikh traditions. Prominent Sikh personalities along with huge count of Sikhs attended his last rites. Baba Baljeet Singh Daduwal did Ardas on this occasion. Thousands attended his last rites with “Khalistan zindabad” slogans reverberating the area when Jashjeet Singh’s body was brought to the cremation ground. To avoid any contact between the police and mourners, security men weren’t deployed in the village and the last rites were performed in a peaceful manner.
Leadership of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) and Sikh Youth Front expressed deep grief to victim family. General Secretary of Sikh Youth Front Bhai Papalpreet Singh said on this occasion that martyrdom of Bhai Jashjeet Singh had added a new episode in the long chain of State atrocities on Sikhs. “We have to sacrifice our lives to observe martyrdom of martyrs in Indian state, what can be worse than it for Sikhs in India?” he asked.
Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib visited Bhai Jashjeet Singh’s home to express grief to his family.