Convention held in memory of genocide victims

Bathinda, Punjab: The United Sikh Movement today held a convention in memory of victims of the 1984 genocide. Members of NGOs, local political and religious parties and others participated in the convention.

It was unanimously decided during the convention that the movement would take help from all quarters and fight for the genuine cause and problems of the people.

It was also decided during the convention that the fight against the present system would be intensified to ensure justice to all and to provide equal educational rights for all. It was also demanded that laws should be enacted to protect the social, religious and cultural rights of the people.

The speakers also demanded the release of political leaders including Balwant Singh Rajoana and Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind and demanded that the decision to hang Devinderpal Bhullar be revoked.

President of the movement, Bhai Mohkam Singh said the organization would fight as per the spirit of the Anandpur Sahib resolution.

General secretary of the Janata Dal (United) Arun Srivastava supported the demand for more rights to the states.

Baba Buta Singh Gurthari Wale and Baba Kahan Singh Sewa Panthi, among others, were also present on the occasion.

Fact file

  • It was decided during the convention that the movement would take help from all quarters and fight for the genuine cause and problems of the people.
  • It was also decided that the fight against the present system would be intensified to ensure justice to all and to provide equal educational rights for all.
  • It was also demanded that laws should be enacted to protect the social, religious and cultural rights of the people. The speakers also demanded the release of Balwant Singh Rajoana.

 

Source: The Tribune

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