Press Reporter News Service
Amritsar, June 6
Akal Takht officiating Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh emphasised on sustaining unity among the many Sikh group and tagged the occasion as “Chaurasi (84) Da Ghallughara” (holocaust) , in the course of the 37th Operation Bluestar anniversary noticed within the Golden Temple advanced on Sunday.
Delivering his customary ‘sandesh’ (message) from the rostrum of Akal Takht, he stated that phrases like ‘Operation Bluestar’ or ‘Saka Neelataara’ have to be prevented to confer with the occasion because it damage the feelings.
Amid chanting of delicate pro-Khalistan slogans and placards of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the occasion went peacefully.
The parallel Jathedar of Akal Takht Dhyan Singh Mand, together with 2015 Sarbat Khalsa important organiser Jarnail Singh Sakhira additionally learn out ‘sandesh’.
SAD (Amritsar) chief Simranjit Singh Mann, and the prime accused of the Purple Fort violence out on bail Deep Sidhu with their supporters had been current on the event.
Referring to blood-stained pages of Sikh historical past, Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh stated that like the sooner massacres of Sikhs in 1746 and 1762 by the Mughal empire had been termed as ‘chhota ghallughara’ and ‘vadda ghallughara’ wherein 7,000 and 35,000 Sikhs had been killed, respectively, the 1984 Military assault was nothing wanting it.
Evaluating the Indian Military’s assault on Golden Temple and Akal Takht with the struggle between the 2 nations, he stated, “Like, the sooner two ‘ghallugharas’, the third one occurred in 1984 when the Indian Military attacked the Golden Temple, the best way China and Pakistan attacked India in 1962 and 1965. Upon assault, the Indian authorities did worse than what the successful forces did with the defeated nation’s residents,” he stated.
He stated that many emails had been acquired demanding to time period the occasion as “Amritsar Sikh genocide”, however the assault was not executed solely on the Golden Temple advanced however on 37 different Sikh shrines throughout the nation.
“It was not constrained to Amritsar solely. In 1984, the genocide had began on the streets of Delhi, Kanpur, Tata Nagar and different areas between November 1-4. Therefore, it ought to be termed as ’84 da ghallughara,” he stated.
Justifying the “Khalistan” slogans, he stated that the occasion may by no means be forgotten and remained like an irretrievable wound and its ache is relieved with such slogans.
He stated that the Sikh organisations, be it SGPC, DSGMC, CKD, Takht Hazur Sahib board, Patna Sahib board and different Sikh organisations, ought to all unite retaining apart their variations of opinion.
“It was lucky that the Sikh group reacted promptly if any improper was achieved to its significance. No voice was raised when masjid was demolished to pave approach for elevating mandir or Article 370 was abolished, but when just lately a Sikh was thrashed in UP, the Sikhs not solely from India however from UK, US and Canada raised voice towards it. This was an instance of our stay soul and our energy which needs to be maintained,” he stated.
Afterward, within the presence of Takht Kesgarh Sahib Jathedar Giani Raghbir Singh, and head priest of Akal Takht Giani Gurmukh Singh and SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur, the Jathedar honoured Ishar Singh, son of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale together with Bhai Manjit Singh and Satwant Kaur, the brother and daughter of Shaheed Bhai Amrik Singh, former federation head, with ‘siropa’ on the Akal Takht.