New Delhi, April 5, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
Giani Ranjit Singh Jathedar of the Takht Patna Sahib today requested the Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi and Home Minister Sh Amit Shah to quash the FIR registered by Delhi Govt against Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee for providing shelter and food to standard passengers who had sought refuge in Gurdwara Manju Ka till due to lockdown.
Giani Ranjit Singh Jathedar Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib – Patna which is one of the five takhts, (the highest seats of religious authority for the Sikhs worldwide) highlighted the social and charitable works being undertaken by various sikhs institutions worldwide and told that at present 100 gurdwaras are providing langar to standard people in punjab due to lockdown.
All Inns (serais) with Takht Patna Sahib has been provided to Bihar Govt for utilizing it as quarantine centre /isolation wards and temporary accommodation of the health staff.
He highlighted the positive achievements of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Committee in service of mankind to fight Corona Virus and told that all the passengers had come at their own to seek shelters in Gurdwara Gurdwara Manju Ka tila on seeing the Nisan Sahib , the symbol of Gurdwara and DSGMC has intimated their stay to the authorities well in time.
He said that Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has been serving all the standard persons with Langar and obeying the principal of Social Distancing for each standard person.
He strongly condemended the Delhi Govt for filing FIR against DSGMC with malafide intention to defame the religious institution and criticised Delhi Govt for equating the Sikhs with Talibaghi Jamaat with aim of maligning the image and reputation of Sikh and requested Prime Minister and Home Minister to quash the FIR and encourage the DSGMC for continuing its selfless servic during the epidemic.