The Fact News Service
Amritsar, November 16
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has written to the Commissioner of Police, Amritsar, demanding strict legal action against those who made provocative and hate speech against Sikhs.
This letter was written by SGPC secretary Partap Singh, and was handed over to Amritsar Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Parminder Singh Bhandal.
Secretary Partap Singh said that a video of a Shiv Sena leader namely Harvinder Soni from Gurdaspur calling Sikhs as terrorists and threatening to attack Sri Darbar Sahib has gone viral on social media.
“Due to this provocative statement about Sri Darbar Sahib, the central Sikh shrine, there is a lot of resentment among the community members”, said Partap Singh.
He said in another viral video a person namely Rahul of Amritsar, associated with Shiv Sena has threatened Sikhs of killing them. He said these statements are can disturb peaceful environment of Punjab, which has the tendency to break mutual brotherhood of people living here, peace, law and order.
The SGPC secretary demanded that strict legal action should be taken against these two persons by registering case against them under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. He said it should be ensured that in future, if someone makes such hate speech, then the culprit is not spared.