Congress MP from Amritsar Captain Amrinder Singh carefully responded to the pardon controversy of Dera Sauda Sadh. He stated the pardon came at a wrong time as a part of the Sikh community have strongly condemned the decision of the Akal Takht. He further stated that the Akal Takht has become person property of the Badal family and they direct the Jathedar at their will.
In other news:
Several Nihang Singh groups met at Shaheed Baba Nod Singh Gurdwara Sahib on Taran Taran Road in Taran Taran to discuss the issue of the Akal Takht Pardon to Dera Sauda Sadh. The meeting was called by Bhudda Dal 96 Krori head Baba Balbir Singh where a number of Nihang Singh groups including Tarna Dal of Harian Vellan, Baba Bidhi Chand, and Dal Panth Dal.
The leaders of the groups decided to that Akal Takht Jathedar’s decision of granting pardon was wrong and should be taken back. Baba Balbir Singh stated, “The first 10 Jathedars of Sri Akal Takht Sahib has been from the Buddha Dal and that maryada should be once again restored.”