Monday, April 2, 2012

Gurdaspur firing victim a 'Sikh martyr': Akal Takht

The Akal Takht has decided to declare engineering student and Gurdaspur police firing victim Jaspal Singh as a martyr of the Sikh 'nation'. His portrait will also be installed in the Sikh museum. Jaspal was killed in police firing on March 29 to control the spiralling of violence between twocommunities.
Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh will make this announcement at the bhog and antim ardas of Jaspal on April 7 at his native village, Chour Sidhwan.
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar will also announce free MTech level education to the only sister of Jaspal Singh.

with thanks Hindustan Times : LINK for detailed news.

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