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SGPC to meet Prez, to seek mercy for Rajoana

Amritsar: A delegation of Shiromani GurudwaraParbhandhak Committee (SGPC) members will soon meet President Pranab Mukherjee and urge him to decide mercy petition of condemned prisoner Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for the assassination of Punjab chief minister Beant Singh. SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar said, a seven-member delegation led by him will meet the President soon

Rajoana on hunger strike for decision on mercy plea

Patiala: Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row for the murder former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, has announced an indefinite hunger strike in jail here to protest the alleged failure of the Centre to take a final decision on his mercy plea. He has also accused the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and