Bains challenges Harsimrat Badal

Aam Aadmi Party’s rebel MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira-convened ‘all-party-meeting’ to discuss the burning issue of sacrilege, though witnessed negligible participation from Punjab’s major political parties, on Friday further pressed for action against those “guilty and involved” in the incidents of desecration of holy Guru Granth Sahib, and related firing incidents.
The meeting, attended by AAP’s eight rebel MLAs, AAP’s ‘under suspension’ MP from Patiala Dr Dharamvira Gandhi, former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha Bir Devinder Singh, head and MLAs of Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) — Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains, besides some Sikh leaders, among others, demanded inclusion of the names of former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal, and former Director General of Police (DGP) in the FIR for Kotkapura firing incident, and the trio be brought under probe.Without naming anyone, the Lok Insaaf Party MLA Simarjit Singh Bains condemned all those who have been dubbing the Sikh leaders protesting at Bargari demanding justice for the victims and punishment for culprits of sacrilege, as “ISI agents”.

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