NEW DELHI, India—A Sikh delegation headed by the former Indian army chief General JJ Singh today met the President of India Ram Nath Kovind seeking direction to the Supreme Court for notifying the name of third member of the SIT formed to supervise probe into the 1984 Sikh genocide cases. The delegation submitted a written letter appealing the President of India to take boost up investigation of the Sikh genocide cases so that the victim families could be delivered justice at the earliest.
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, Supreme Court senior advocate Rupinder S Suri, Rajasthan additional advocate general Gurcharan S Gill and former MLA R P Singh were accompanying JJ Singh on this eve.
“We, the concerned citizens are making this fervent appeal to you for your urgent intervention as the things have indeed come to a very sorry pass,” reads the letter.
“The SIT, which was supposed to give its report within two to three months, is not able to function in the absence of a member and we have gone to give the representation to the President of India that there should be an immediate notification to name the member,” Lekhi said.