While Sikhs displayed black flags on roads across Punjab, to protest the desecration incidents, police were taken by surprise in Amritsar when around 200 protesters with black flags began running towards the jathedar’s house.
All decks have finally been cleared for rail connectivity to the Takht (seat of temporal authority) Damdama Sahib in Talwandi Sabo the only one among the five Sikh Takhts that had been bereft of a rail link.
The cast and crew of the movie Sadda Haq led by producer-writer-cum-lead actor Kuljinder Singh Sidhu on Sunday approached the Akal Takht,the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs,requesting its intervention to get the ban imposed on the movie by the Punjab government revoked.
Sant Samaj led by Sikh seminary Damdami Taksal is set to submit a memorandum to Akal Takht chief Giani Gurbachan Singh on Monday to demand that the reference to militant Sikh leader Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale and other such leaders in the Bluestar Memorial at the Golden Temple complex is not removed.
Expressing deep concern over the attack on a Sikh professor in Harlem neighbourhood near New York,Akal Takht chief Giani Gurbachan Singh on Monday said US President Barack Obama should put in place stringent measures to stop such hate crimes against Sikhs.