October 14, 2015: The Shiromani Akali Dal has come out in response to the major protests against the beadbi of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji which has martyred 2 Sikhs and injured hundreds at the hands of the Police. Firstly Akali leader Prem Singh Chandumajra (MP Anandpur Sahb) blamed the used of social media such as Facebook and Whatsapp for the events leading to the Kotkapura Incident.
Secondly Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal announced a reward of Rs 1 crore to any person giving information leading to the arrest of those who has desecrated the Guru Granth Sahib Ji at Bargari village in Faridkot district.
Sukhbir Badal said anyone having information about the heinous incident should contact Bathinda Range DIG Ranbir Singh Khattra (mobile – 94172- 13380 ). He said the identity of the informer would be kept confidential.