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SGPC: Phoolka seeks resolution for early polls


CHANDIGARH: Dakha MLA and senior Supreme Court recommend, Harvinder Singh Phoolka, who resigned from the Aam Aadmi Party on January 3, suggested the Punjab legislative meeting on Wednesday to move a answer for undertaking the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) polls on the earliest.

“It is duty of the House that the SGPC polls should be held in time,” mentioned Phoolka, who alleging political interference within the SGPC had last month announced his decision to get a hold of a group for depoliticisation of the apex Sikh body. Present on the second day of the Punjab meeting’s budget consultation, Phoolka apprised the legislators that he had written a letter to the Prime Minister earlier to which he had received a reply from the Centre that SGPC’s Five-year tenure had come to an result in December 2016. He mentioned that the panel of retired top courtroom judges for the appointment of chief commissioner of the Gurdwara election commission has already been submitted to the union house ministry.

On this, he additionally suggested the chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to satisfy the union house minister Rajnath Singh so that you could fast observe the method. Phoolka emphasized upon the treasury benches to move a answer so that the appointment of the chief commissioner of the Gurdwara election commission and thereafter the SGPC elections may well be held with none unwanted extend.

Phoolka, a senior recommend of the Supreme Court who used to be last month conferred Padma Shri, informed the House that he had resigned as leader of opposition to battle for justice for the 1984 anti-Sikh revolt sufferer families. He mentioned he used to be now glad that he had succeeded within the conviction of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and shortly two different key accused leaders would additionally meet the similar destiny.

Nakodar Sacrilege Panel Report already in Assembly

As Phoolka demanded that the Justice Gurnam Singh headed panel document which appeared into the Nakodar sacrilege incident of 1986 should be tabled within the state meeting, the speaker Rana KP Singh informed the House that the document has already been tabled within the House a lot earlier.

The speaker mentioned that the panel document used to be introduced within the state meeting on December 16, 1986, and likewise on March Five, 2001. However, he additionally made it transparent that motion taken document on the panel’s document used to be never introduced prior to the House.


On this, Phoolka informed the speaker that the panel’s document needed to be introduced along with the motion taken document. Otherwise it can't be permitted and isn't criminal. He advised that the state govt can now provide the panel document within the House in a criminal approach. Responding to Phoolka, the speaker mentioned, “this can be a query to be examined.”


When the speaker used to be informed that the sufferer families were not mindful in regards to the document and they should also be supplied with a copy of the document, he spoke back that anybody can take document’s replica from the meeting.


An FIR used to be registered on February 4, 1986, after four Sikh youth had been killed in police firing at Nakodar whilst they had been protesting on the issue of burning of five birs of Guru Granth Sahib at Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara throughout then Akali govt headed by chief minister Surjit Singh Barnala. Though the then state govt shaped the judicial panel to probe the incident but the sufferer families say that the document used to be never made public.




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