Several reports have indicated that Sikligar Sikhs were lathicharged inside a Gurdwara Sahib in Jaipur’s Village Jhalna Dhanguri. The village is home to about 50 Sikh families which attend the local Gurdwara Sahib.
The Sikligar Sikhs have stated their homes were destroyed due to it being on path of a road construction. Bhai Jatinder Singh Nimana stated that “as a result of widening the road, the Sikhs said their homes were destroyed and police entered the Gurdwara Sahib with their shoes and charged on the peacefully standing Sikhs.”
The Sikligar Sikhs have also stated that no one came to their rescue or support. They cited that the Sikhs who think they are higher caste then them refused to come to their aid. The Sikligars are disappointed that those from their own religion refused to help them because they feel they are higher status.
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