The Shiromani Akal Dal (SAD) has rejected the resolutions passed at ‘Sarbat Khalsa’, claiming these are “part of a deep-rooted conspiracy to disturb the hard-earned atmosphere of peace and communal harmony”, and alleged Congress “conspiracy” behind the event.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today blamed the ISI of Pakistan and other foreign agencies for creating disturbance in Punjab. He said that sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib was a deep rooted conspiracy.He denied the hand of Punjab Government or Shiromani Akali Dal behind the sacrilge incidents.
Sukhbir Badal was addressing a press conference here after paying obeisance the Golden Sri Harmandar Sahib. He said that foreign agencies had attacked Guru Granth Sahib and Sikh institutions. He alleged that Congress party was behind the Sarbat Khalsa convened by radical Sikhs.
The local MLA and Halqa incharge of Congress was present on the dias of Sarbat Khalsa. He said that Sarbat Khalsa was a ‘tradition’ of Sikh Panth and cant be held in fields. He said that if decisions of Sarbat Khalsa were accepted, then any Sarpanch of a village would call the Sarbat Khalsa and such people cant tomorrow remove Chief Minister from his post.