SGPC acting as puppet in hands of Akali Dal:CM Mann
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday said that the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) will announce an already decided verdict on Monday as per directions of their masters.
In a statement issued here today, the Chief Minister said that it is unfortunate that the premier organisation is Sikhs has now became a stooge in the hands of its masters. He said that the meet was just a sham as decision has been already pre- scripted by the Akali leadership. Bhagwant Mann said that the decision has been finalised and the announcement is just a formality.
The Chief Minister said that this can be well judged from the fact that the SGPC President has been already summoned in the Akali Dal office. He said that the President is been dictated decision by Maluka, Chandumajra, Bhunder, Cheema, Gabria and others who are present in the meeting. Bhagwant Mann said that these leaders are apprising the decision of the Badal family to the President regarding opposition of Sikh Gurudwara Amendment Bill 2023.
The Chief Minister said that the decision has been dictated, decided and delivered by the Badal family. He said that this pre scripted decision will be announced by the SGPC President tomorrow. Bhagwant Mann said that the decision has already been taken and will be just announced by the President tomorrow.
The Chief Minister said that the state assembly has already passed Sikh Gurudwara Amendment Bill 2023 which will be sent to Governor for his nod. He said that this bill which envisages free to air telecast of the sacred Gurbani from Sri Harmandir Sahib for all the audio/ video platforms. Bhagwant Mann said that this decision of the state government is already being welcomed by every section of society.