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JAMMU: Various Sikh organisations on Tuesday condemned the recent episode of harassment and murderous attack on a Sikh girl, an engineering student of Islamic University, Awantipura.
A joint meeting of Management Committee Gurdwara Baba Chanda Singh, Management Committee, Management Committee Gurdwara Charan Kamal Asthan Guru Nanak Dev Ji Ser Manjila, Management Committee Gurdwara Guru Nanak Dev Je, Chand Nagar Jammu, Virasat-E-Khalsa, Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Committee, Bhai Khanyia Jee Nishkam Sewa Dal and Kashmir Sangat sought security for the minorities residing in the Kashmir Valley. Sukhbir Singh, President Management Committee Gurudwara Chanda Singh Jee and Mohan Singh Bhaghi, President Gurdwara Charan Kamal Asthan Guru Nanak Sahib Jee Ser Manjila said “We had talk with the family of girl wherein they alleged that some of her classmates, including a girl, harassed her for the last one month and in this regard they also informed the Vice Chancellor of the University but no action was taken with the result she was attacked.
“They family of the girl said she was forced to observe fast and wear a headscarf by her classmates,” they said. The participants appealed to the government to pass necessary directions to the concerned for taking strict action against the culprits and the Vice Chancellor of the Varsity be called as to why the action was not taken against the culprits.
Manjeet Singh Azad, Mohan Singh Bhaghi, Jathedar Mohinder Singh, Jagjot Singh, Sukhdev Singh, Kulvinder Singh, Col. A.S Mehta, Amarjeet Singh, Jagbir Singh, Jagjeet Singh Nanu, Ujjagar Singh, Ishpal Singh, Gurmeet Singh, Parkash Singh, Varinder Singh, Gagandeep Singh, Dr Tehinder Singh, Parveen Singh, Jadgeep Singh, Jasmeet Singh, Janmeet Singh, Gurmeet Singh, Shahbaz Singh, Inderpal Singh, Dupinder Singh, Harbans Singh and Gurcharan Singh were also present.
Meanwhile, Kashmir Sikh Sangat, Nanak Nagar Jammu, also condemned the incident and demanded stern action against anti-national elements, who are bent upon to destabilise the country’s old brotherhood and peaceful atmosphere and restore confidence among the minorities.
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