Mohali, Punjab: The ‘Bandi Sikh Rihayi’ march, which commenced from Akal Takht in Amritsar reached here this evening.
The march is being carried out to secure the release of the Sikh youths, who have been languishing in various jails across the country despite having served their sentences.
The march, organised by various religious and Sikh bodies, received a warm response at Gurdwara Amb Sahib in Phase VIII here.
Various speakers at the gathering observed the unity among the various religious organisations and the Sant Samaj as a positive development in this matter.
A Haryana leader Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa of Kurukshetra, whose indefinite fast in support of demand for freeing the youth entered its 21st day, here today, said protest marches would be organised in various cities of Punjab to urge the government to accept their demands.
Among those present at the gurdwara were Justice Ajit Singh Bains, chief of the Akhand Kirtini Jatha RP Singh, head of the Dal Khalsa Satnam Singh, Paonta Sahib and Shiromani Khalsa Panchayat covener Rajinder Singh Khurana.
Notably, Mohali Deputy Commissioner Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu and Superintendent of Police (SSP) Inder Mohan Singh had visited Gurdwara Amb Sahib yesterday and urged Gurbaksh Singh to discontinue his fast.
Source: The Tribune