What Daduwal Says on Bargari Morcha

The six-month-long dharna at Bargari by panthic organisations is all set to be lifted on Sunday following an announcement by the protesting leaders that they were satisfied with the government action in getting justice to police firing victims and sacrilege incidents, besides efforts for the release of Sikh detainees or their transfer to Punjab jails from other states.Punjab Rural Development and Panchayats Minister Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa, whose name is in circulation to represent the government, said the Chief Minister will decide who to send or whether to send anyone or not.He welcomed the announcement to lift the dharna saying the government has noted that the protesting organisations never caused a law and order problem, or supported Khalistan or Sikh Referendum-2020. He said the protesters remained peaceful and also condemned the attack at Nirankari Bhawan, Amritsar.Bajwa and other Congress leaders besides police officials and head of a prominent dera in Jalandhar also played a major role in mediating the peace deal with the protesters.Bajwa said the government had conceded major demands by taking up release of Sikh detainees or their transfer to Punjab jails. He said the Special Investigation Team into police firing incidents even questioned former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and showed its sincerity in investigation unlike the past.

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