No one can live in peace after disgracing holy book: Kejriwal

Delhi CM prayed for peace and communal harmony at Golden Temple.

Written by Anju Agnihotri Chaba | Amritsar | Updated: October 24, 2015 2:44 pm
Arvind Kejriwal, Kejriwal Punjab, Kejriwal Golden Temple, Kejriwal in Punjab, Punjab violence, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with other AAP leaders paying obeisance at Golden Temple for the Peace of Punjab before to visit Kotakpura, in Amritsar on Saturday. PTI Photo

No one can live in peace after disgracing holy scriptures, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who paid obeisance at the Golden temple in Amritsar and prayed for peace and communal harmony in Punjab.

“I also appeal to the people of Punjab to maintain peace,”he said.

Kejriwal was in Punjab to visit the families of the two youths who were killed in police firing while protesting against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib in Faridkot.

During the brief interaction with media, Kejriwal said that he was deeply hurt due to incidents of sacrilege to Sri Guru Granth Sahib and following tension in Punjab and had prayed for the peace at the most sacred place where all wishes are fulfilled by the almighty.

He flayed the incident of opening fire on peaceful protesters by police in Faridkot.“It was unfortunate that two people lost their lives,” he said. He said the state government should not only immediately arrest the anti-social elements who had disrespected Shri Guru Granth Sahib but also give exemplary punishments to them.

“Committing sacrilege to the religious book didn’t benefit anyone,” he said, while adding that no one can live in peace after disrespecting holy scriptures and the people who did this heinous act should also think on it.” When asked about whether he had any apprehensions on the persons arrested for sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib by the Punjab police, Kejriwal said it was up to the state government and police to investigate and arrest the culprits.

He, however, refused to comment on any political question in the premises of the Golden Temple.He was accompanied by other AAP leaders including Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, Punjab State Convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur, Senior advocate HS Phoolka, who had resigned from party posts to devote his time to anti-Sikh riot cases, and Sanjay Singh.

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  1. D
    Jan 14, 2016 at 5:09 pm
    Singhs why you guys listening to Arvind Kejriwal who should be put down.
    1. U
      US NRI
      Oct 24, 2015 at 1:18 pm
      He is just practicing a religion of politician. Whenever there is opportunity bank on it. Modi and alike are all same. Losing respect for this talented man. Both these guys started on cleaner image look what they have done to themselves
      1. V
        Oct 24, 2015 at 2:08 pm
        1. A
          Oct 24, 2015 at 4:43 pm
          what about the govind pansare's ,ananthamurthy's and kalburgi's who keep insulting hindu gods and godesses?How can there be peace in that case you leftist fool-wal?
          1. D
            Oct 24, 2015 at 5:32 pm
            The Collegium has been a fraud on the Republic of India. The Bakwas 1000 page judgement can be bolied down to two pages: which essential consist of the argument that the 2nd and 3rd Judges cases are gospel truth, therefore the NJAC is unconsutional. The argument of Rohatgi and mine is that 2nd and 3rd Judges cases were unconsutionally decided, and moreover no longer valid. The 5 Judge Bench was not competent to relook at the 2nd and 3rd Judges cases, so its hands were tied, and their result was expected. The Law Minister seems lost to not challenge this to a higher 9 or 11 Judge Bench. I will file the challenge myself as a Writ Peion.
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