The seperatist Khalistani sentiment is spreading very fast into the cities and villages of Punjab. Opposition has successfully managed to awaken the Khalistani sentiments which went down in deep slumber after operation bluestar. The view of the social and political changes in Punjab is frightening. Gradually Punjab is slipping from our hands. People of Punjab are electing Khalistan Sympathizers, Khalistani separatists are getting a ticket to parliament, well known Punjabi singers ex. Moose wala are constantly and subtly raising the demand of Khalistan and the general public of India is busy vibing on the beats of such songs. “Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale” comes more into the ears than “Terrorist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale” if you are walking into the unwashed streets of Punjab. Crowd raising voices for a sovereign country, Khalistan is now just a normal thing and not a news that will make the eyelids stand.
Now Khalistan Sympathizers are getting a ticket to sit in the parliament. Few days ago Khalistani separatist Simranjit Singh Mann of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) has won a by-poll election in Punjab from his constituency Sangrur. After 23 years Simranjit Singh Mann again makes big in the headlines. A rabid India hater who proudly flaunts his anti-India mindset in every platform he gets. On 13th of July, Punjabi University went up to remove some contents from the book of MA political science. The book of MA political science attributed Khalistani Terrorist as “Terrorist”. Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) came in objection as the book mentioned Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale as a terrorist. SGPC president wrote to the department and requested them to remove the content and called Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale as “Saint”. The syllabus-based book is published by the university’s Distance Education Department. SGPC President Advocate Harjinder Singh on the letter wrote “Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale has been described as a terrorist in the syllabus of MA political science. This unacceptable language is found in the Punjabi medium book of MA political science (fourth-semester syllabus). From page 26 onwards of the Punjabi University book starting with the chapter titled ‘Punjab De Sikh Jangju Andolan Da Vishleshan’ (Analysis of Sikh Militant Movement in Punjab), Bhindranwale has been targeted and the curriculum contains many more controversial information about the Sikh struggle. In view of the seriousness of the matter, I have ordered to take action. We have written a letter to the V-C of Punjabi University and the department concerned asking them to make amends for the insulting content. This is nothing but an expression of the university’s anti-Punjab and anti-Sikh mindset which could endanger the state’s peaceful atmosphere. “Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was a Qaumi Shaheed, declared martyr by Sri Akal Takht Sahib. He fought for the rights of Sikhs and Punjab, and was martyred in a clash with the Army during Operation Blue Star. Legal action would be taken against the university if it doesn’t change the content and apologise,” the SCPC chief added.
Sadly Satnam Singh Sandhu, the head of the Distance Education Department of Punjabi University, Patiala bent his head down in front of Khalistanis and said in the matter “I came to know about the objectionable content. We will remove it and launch a probe into how it became part of the syllabus,”.
Also The PEPSU Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) revoked the directives it had issued on July 6 ordering the removal of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and Jagtar Singh Hawara’s images from buses operated by the government on July 11. A Babbar Khalsa terrorist named Hawara is currently serving a life sentence for killing Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh. Sikh organisations in Punjab protested the instructions when they were issued on July 6 and vowed to mutiny if they were not overturned by tuesday.
The directives to remove Bhindranwale images off buses were reversed by PRTC.
According to a letter sent out by PRTC Patiala, the corporation had received an email complaint from the government over the pictures. The Corporation had issued orders to remove the images after the state government instructed PRTC to take the proper action. However, numerous religious organisations claimed their religious emotions were injured by the PRTC instructions, and the order was subsequently revoked. ADG Law and Order, Punjab, stated in a letter dated June 28 that the Police were made aware of the buses exhibiting images of Jagtar Singh Hawara and Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale along with obscene slogans.
There is a need to hammer and crush the glorification and eulogizing of each and every idea associated with the creation of Khalistan.
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