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Protest March | 26 January Black Republic Day | Dal Khalsa at Hoshiarpur ,Ludhiana

ਹੁਸ਼ਿਆਰਪੁਰ – ਸਵੈ-ਨਿਰਣੇ ਦੇ ਹੱਕ ਲਈ ਦਲ ਖਾਲਸਾ ਵਲੋਂ ਮਾਰਚ ਦੀ ਅਰੰਭਤਾ

Dal Khalsa and its allies staged street protests in Ludhiana, Hoshiarpur and Zira against denial of right to self-determination under present Indian Constitution, on the occasion of India’s Republic day.

Hundreds of activists of Dal Khalsa participated in the marches seeking UN intervention to get the right. Considering that Indian security establishment has killed their brethren extra judicially, under the shadow of the Indian Constitution and Tricolor, Dal Khalsa members marched carrying the Sikh Flag symbolizing Sikh statehood.

Observing Jan 26 as a black day, the rebellious demonstrators carried Sikh flags, banners and placards, chanting slogans of ‘Free Punjab from India’ and denouncing the Indian state for crushing the rights of Sikhs, Kashmiris and other oppressed people. Their banners also termed Indian democracy fake and bogus.

The leaders of the Dal Khalsa urged the five members of the UN Security Council to “pull up” ruthless India for subverting its own constitution to continue to deny democratic rights to its religious and ethnic minorities.

Addressing the gathering, party head Harpal Singh Cheema in Hoshiarpur said, “It has been 70 long years since the adoption of Constitution, but nothing has changed. He said the Constitution gives rights on one hand and deceitfully takes back with the other. The list of constitutional wrongs and injustices has grown with every passing year, in fact with every passing day. The original promises and commitments including right to self-determination and right to secede are long forgotten by the Indian leadership.”

“Although the right to self-determination has been adopted by the United Nations and carries its sanction, most countries including India subvert this right in the name of territorial integrity and unity of the country and even go to the extent of dubbing the proponents of this right as extremists”, said Cheema.

“For us, the situation is very difficult given the 1984 Sikh Genocide, but we would like to reiterate that our struggle will continue till we have the opportunity to exercise this democratic right,” said another leader H S Dhami.

SYP head Paramjit Singh Mand said the manner in which impunity has been granted to security forces has led to gross rights abuses.

Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh speaking at Ludhiana said Sikhs and Kashmiris were not alone in this crisis of identity in India. All the minorities, including the Dalits, are also suffering.

He said the international community has been responding only in situations of armed struggle but maintaining a deafening silence about state violence. “International forums unabashedly ignore the democratic and peaceful struggle of the Sikhs and Kashmiris and turn a blind eye to the misery, pain and violation of their human rights,” he said.

At Zira town, the March was led by Baba Hardeep Singh Mehraj and Lakha Sidhana. They demanded arrest of tainted cops responsible for Behbal Klan firing. “Stay has been vacated by High Court, now we dare Amarinder government to arrest Saini, Sharma and others,” they said.


ਖਾਲਿਸਤਾਨੀ ਜਰਨੈਲ ਬਾਪੂ ਤੇਜ ਇੰਦਰ ਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਜੀ

ਕੌਮੀ ਘਰ ਖਾਲਿਸਤਾਨ ਦੀ ਪ੍ਰਾਪਤੀ ਲਈ ਆਖਰੀ ਸਵਾਸਾਂ ਤੱਕ ਜੰਗ ਜਾਰੀ ਰੱਖਾਂਗੇ…….. … .. .

ਸਵੈ ਨਿਰਣੇ ਦਾ ਹੱਕ ਯੂ ਐਨ ੳ ਵਲੋਂ ਮਿਲਿਆ ਉਹ ਹੱਕ ਜੋ ਗੁਲਾਮ ਕੌਮਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਲੋਕਤੰਤਰੀ ਢੰਗ ਰਾਹੀਂ ਅਜ਼ਾਦ ਹੋਣ ਦਾ ਅਧਿਕਾਰ ਦਿੰਦਾ ਹੈ।

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Sikh Organisation Dal Khalsa Today Protest March on Republic Day as Black Republic Day

Giving details about their proposed street shows on January 26 parallel to Republic Day celebrations, Dal Khalsa activists said more than 70 years had passed since Independence but no government at the Centre ever tried to address the contentious issues of Sikhs related to their distinct identity and rights.

“It is highly regrettable that the present Constitution denies minorities their rights to self-determination as recognised under international law. The Constitution, even if amended, can no longer redress our legitimate and genuine aspirations and provide justice to the people who aspire for self rule,” said Harpal Singh Cheema.

Explaining the reasons to boycott the Republic Day celebrations, Cheema said the distinct identity of the Sikhs was being subsumed under Article 25 (b) (2).

He said Hindu laws were being imposed on Sikhs, Punjab’s river waters were being looted by subverting the Constitution under the garb of freedom of expression.

“The Indian Constitution challenged fundamentals of Sikhism. There were no equal laws and rules for Sikh detainees, besides impunity was granted to police officials, including those responsible for Behbal Kalan firing,” added Cheema.

Dal Khalsa activists also asked the religious minorities and struggling nationalities to observe Indian Republic Day as a day of deceit and assimilation.

“Under the shadow of the Constitution and Tricolour, hundreds of dissenting Sikhs, Kashmiris and others have been killed extrajudicially,” said Cheema.



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