Thursday 22 October 2020


- Posted on 05 May 2020

New Delhi/Chandigarh, May 5 : The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President and National Spokesman of the Shiromani Akali Dal Manjinder Singh Sirsa today asked Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh to break his silence on the issue of inclusion of 200 factory workers from Maharashtra in the buses which brought back pilgrims from Hazur Sahib.

            In a statement released here today, Sirsa said that it shocking that Punjab Ministers were at the front to level allegations against Sikh pilgrims for blaming them for bringing COVID-19 from Maharashtra to Punjab but now they are all silent when it has emerged that 200 factory workers from Maharashtra have also arrived in Punjab along with the pilgrims.

            He said that this revelation has made it clear that there was a huge conspiracy against the Sikhs with the motive to defame the community for bringing the virus of Corona. He said that where were those 200 factory workers were kept and why it was not revealed by the Punjab government, this need to be probed. He said that till date no statement has been given by Punjab government on this issue.  He said that apart from it those who have returned to Delhi and Haryana from Maharashtra have not tested positive which indicates that conspiracy has been hatched to defame Sikhs alone.

Sirsa said that statement of Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has further reaffirmed the fact that National leadership of the Congress party is involved in this conspiracy to defame Sikh community by targeting Sikh pilgrims who have returned from Hazur Sahib. He said that neither Maharashtra government nor Punjab government (both Congress governments) has admitted that 200 factory workers accompanied pilgrims to Punjab.

            The SAD leader asked the Punjab CM to break his silence on the issue and immediately sack the Minister and officials involved in this conspiracy to bring  factory workers with the pilgrims. He said that all the facts in this case should be made public.

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