Thursday, March 22, 2012

SAD protests against cutting of Sikh youth's hair

Ambala, Mar 21 (PTI) The alleged cutting of a Sikh youth's hair in Panipat sparked protests here today with members of the Shiromani Akali Dal terming the incident an "insult" to the community. Akali Dal convened a meeting in the city today in which senior party leaders were present. Expressing outrage over the incident, SAD spokesperson Sant Singh Kandhari termed the incident "an insult to the Sikh community" and demanded the Haryana government to take strict action against the perpetrators. "Some anti-social elements are conspiring to damage the communal harmony and brotherhood of this state by perpetrating such unpardonable actions," he alleged. The Sikh youth was allegedly roughed up by a group of unidentified assailants, who forcefully cut his his hair, in Panipat yesterday.

with thanks : IBNLive : LINK for detailed news.

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