SGPC pay tribute 1965 Indo-Pak war heroes Asal Uttar. “Lieutenant General Harbakhsh Singh, who was the then commandant of army unit, played a key role in defeating Pakistani troops. To create awareness among youth of his bravery and inspire them, the SGPC will hold a function at Asal Uttar, the battle field of the war along the border in Tarn Taran,” SGPC chief Kirpal Singh Badungar told media persons on the sidelines of a function at the Golden Temple Complex on Friday.The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) will hold a grand religious function as a tribute to the 1965 Indo-Pak war hero, late Lieutenant General Harbakhsh Singh on September 8.The SGPC launched a drive to preach Sikhism, ‘Dharam Parchar Lehar’ in Majha on Friday at the Diwan Hall Manji Sahib in the Golden Temple complex. “The family of Abdul Hamid, the martyr of the war, will also be invited to the function. His portrait will also be installed at the Central Sikh museum in the Golden Temple to pay tribute to him,” Badungar added.SGPC pay tribute 1965 Indo-Pak war heroes Asal Uttar
On whether the anniversary of ‘Dharam Yudh Morcha’ had been forgotten, Badungar said, “Punjab is the sole state of the country deprived of its own capital, a high court, river waters and Punjabi-speaking areas. Punjabis have sacrificed countless lives for the country and eradicated shortage of foodgrain.”SGPC pay tribute 1965 Indo-Pak war heroes Asal UttarClaiming that the Congress was responsible for the alleged discrimination with Punjab, he said,“Congress leaders have never delivered on their promise. Even the Rajiv-Longowal Accord that has not been implemented so far — was another betrayal with Sikhs.” SGPC general secretary Amarjit Singh Chawla and other executive members. including Bhai Ram Singh, were accompanying Badungar. Badungar was, however, evasive on Anandpur Sahib Resolution that the Akalis had drafted.
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