Sikhs protest against corporator’s husband for thrashing bizman

  • | Tuesday | 26th September, 2023

Kanpur: Scores of people of Sikh community on Monday staged a protest at Gumti Gurdwara in connection with the road-rage case in which a businessman running a medical equipment shop near Lala Lajpat Rai hospital was seriously injured after being allegedly beaten up by a BJP corporators husband and his aides.The protest took place under the leadership of Yuva Sikh Morcha president Kawaljit Singh Manu.Kawaljit Singh Manu said that Ankit Shukla, husband of Saumya Shukla, BJP Corporator of ward number 95, and his aides, attacked Amol Deep Singh Bhatia fatally on Saturday night near city club in Raipurwa area. He has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, where his condition is critical, but due to political pressure, the case has been registered under very mild IPC sections, Manu told TOI. He further said that the Sikh community of Kanpur demands from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath strict action against the culprits so that the victims family can get justice.Besides Manu, other prominent leaders of the Sikh community including Sukhbir Singh, Sarabjit Singh and Maninder Singh Simran were also present during the protest.We also published the following articles recentlySukhbir Singh Badal calls for unity against Sikh demonisationShiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal has called on all parties and leaders in Punjab to unite against the propaganda aimed at demonizing Sikhs and Punjabis. He urged political parties to condemn the attempts to portray Sikh youth as anti-national and terrorists. Sukhbir highlighted the sacrifices made by Punjabis, especially Sikhs, and called for media houses to stop vilifying Sikhs. He appealed to people not to be misled by anti-Punjab and anti-Sikh propaganda and to respect Indias unity in diversity.Unite over demonisation of Sikhs, other Punjabis: SukhbirThe president of the Shiromani Akali Dal, Sukhbir Singh Badal, has called on all political parties and leaders in Punjab to counter the propaganda against Sikhs and Punjabis. He urged them to unite and condemn the attempts to vilify and demonize the Sikh community. Badal highlighted the sacrifices made by Sikhs and Punjabis throughout history and called on media outlets to stop the anti-Sikh vilification. This comes amidst a diplomatic crisis between India and Canada that has put Sikhs in the spotlight.

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