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Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana for Diwali boycott

Amritsar, Punjab: Kamaldeep Kaur, sister of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana, today met Akal Takht chief Jathedar Gurbachan Singh and handed him over a letter by Rajoana addressed to the Sikh Panth. Rajoana has appealed to the Sikhs not to celebrate Diwali (November 3) with crackers on the plea that it was in the first week of November that Sikhs were massacred ...

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United Sikhs writes to UK PM for support against Rajoana’s death penalty

London, UK: United Sikhs handed the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, a letter on Monday asking him to call on India to abolish the death penalty and to free Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is facing the death penalty. “Bhai Balwant Singh has already served 17 years behind bars for his role in the political assassination of the former Chief Minister ...

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Jail lifts curbs on Balwant Singh Rajoana, no solitary confinement

Patiala, Punjab: Balwant Singh Rajoana was on Tuesday taken out of solitary confinement and allowed to meet with other convicts in Patiala jail following orders from the office of Inspector General (Prisons) Jagjit Singh. Rajoana had been locked in a condemned cell since his conviction in July 2007 in the assassination of former chief minister Beant Singh. “We have issued ...

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Bhai Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale, Singh Sahib Gurbachan Singh and family of Bhai Jaspal Singh took united stand

Batala, Punjab: Bhai Ranjit Singh Ji Dhadrianwale have confirmed that one Singh (Bhai Jaspal Singh Ji) was Shaheed in Gurdaspur and the other is only injured and current in hospital. A meeting was held today between Sant Dhadrianwale, the Akal Takht Jathedar and a few other leaders. It is said Chief Minister Badal called the Akal Takht Jathedar and asked, ...

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Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana accepts ‘Zinda Shaheed’ title

Patiala, Punjab: Balwant Singh Rajoana today accepted the title of “Zinda Shaheed” (The Living Martyr) bestowed on him by the Akal Takht. He had earlier refused to accept the title claiming that such titles would only serve the purpose of some vested interests and that anyone who was alive could not be a martyr. In a letter handed over to ...

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