Sunday, 14 July 2013

Desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Pakistan


AMRITSAR: Pakistan Hindu Sewa Welfare Trust has demanded from Pakistan government to take stern action against persons responsible for desecration of Sikh's holy book Sri Guru Granth Sahib.Trust president Sanjash Dhanja told TOI over phone from Karachi on Saturday that a group of Hindu's had torn the Sikh's holy scripture in the town of Pako Aquil in mid June following which there was outburst among Sikhs to book the culprits.

He said till now no action has been taken by the government against the persons responsible for blasphemous act. He informed that few days back police had arrested a local person but no case had been registered against them so far. Dhanja said "We all condemn this act demand justice. Those who have insulted Sri Guru Granth Sahib should be arrested and publicly punished so that no one could dare to insult other's religion and hurt a particular community's religious sentiment".

Reacting to the news of desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib chief of Sikh's prominent seminary Damdami Taksal Baba Harnam Singh said "It is most unfortunate act that has hurt the religious sentiments of Sikhs". He appealed to Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee approach Center government so as to take up the issue with Pakistan government and prevent such incidents in future.

Yudhvir Rana, TNN | Jul 13, 2013, 

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