Media not banned form entering Golden Temple on 32nd anniversary of Operation blue star: SGPC

32 anniversary of operation Blue star: We will take action against people who spread rumors on the eve the event, says SGPC President Avtar Singh Makkar.

By: ANI | Updated: June 5, 2016 12:59 pm
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President of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Avtar Singh Makkar on Sunday, while dismissing rumours that media entry has been banned inside the Golden Temple on the occasion of the 32nd Operation Blue Star Anniversary on Monday, said that press is allowed to do its job inside the Gurudwara.

Makkar told ANI, “The day is of crucial significance and I urge all to maintain peace. And as far as notice against the entry of the press is concerned, we have not issued any such notice and we will take action against those who have done this. I just request the press not to create any sort of unrest, rest the media is allowed to do their work.”
According to some reports, rumours were circulateed that the SGPC on Saturday, banned media coverage at the premises of Golden Temple on Operation Blue Star Anniversary.

On June, 1984, over 1,000 lives were claimed during Operation Bluestar, the raid on Sikh’s holiest shrine Golden Temple, to cow down extremists led by Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale.

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Bhindrawale and his associates were killed in the operation.

Meanwhile, Amrik Singh, who was appointed Keshgarh Sahib Jathedar by a Sikh conclave last year, urged Sikhs to reach Amritsar tomorrow to participate in prayer meeting to pay homage to those killed in Operation Bluestar.

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  1. Anand Ch
    Jun 6, 2016 at 1:20 am
    One doesn't know what is the objective behind this event. Are they repenting that they have allowed the sacred place to become a battle place between terrorists and army ? There is no point in calling the terrorists as heroes. These events must be discouraged as they add more salt than comfort.