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SGPC gives aid to displaced farmers

Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC seems to have sarted a drive against the Haryana Government’s move to set up a separate gurdwara panel. The SGPC president, Avtar Singh Makkar, has held several public meetings in Haryana over the past few days. Makkar, who visited Kaithal and Karnal districts last week, will be headed for Ambala tomorrow. He plans to hold a meeting ...

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Rahul contradicts Manpreet’s stand on Gujarat Sikh farmers

Bathinda, Punjab: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday contradicted the earlier stand of party candidate from Bathinda segment Manpreet Singh Badal on the issue of alleged forced displacement of Sikh farmers in Gujarat while addressing an election rally here. Founder of People’s Party of Punjab (PPP), Manpreet is the only candidate in the country who originally does not belong to the ...

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Captain corners BJP on Kutch farmers

Amritsar, Punjab: Launching his election campaign from the Attari Assembly segment today, Congress candidate Capt Amarinder Singh said the BJP had “thrown Navjot Singh Sidhu out of Amritsar” and that the saffron party had no sympathy for the displaced Sikh farmers in Gujarat. At his first public meeting here, he said: “They’ve brought in Arun Jaitley to contest from Amritsar. He ...

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Modi is throwing us out, say Sikh farmers in Gujarat

Gujarat, India: In a huge embarrassment to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine in Punjab, Sikh farmers from the Kutch district in Gujarat have called BJP’s PM nominee Narendra Modi’s bluff. A dozen-odd farmers, who are currently in Punjab, said that the Gujarat government has so far not withdrawn the special leave petition from the Supreme court, despite Modi making an ...

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AAP chieft Arvind Kejriwal vows help to Kutch farmers

Chandigarh: Aam Adami Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal today announced he would extend all help to Sikh farmers in Gujarat facing eviction from their land. Pirthi Singh, one of those fighting the case in the Supreme Court, said Kejriwal, who is touring Gujarat, had spent about 90 minutes with Punjabi and Haryanvi farmers. Another farmer Surinder Singh Bhullar, speaking on the ...

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