April 16, 2019 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Baghpurana: Antim Sanskar of Mata Surjit Kaur, mother of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budhsinghwala was held on April 15, 2019 at village Budhsinghwala near Baghapurana. Eighty-three year old Surjit Kaur had passed away on April 14 after a brief illness.
A large cross section of Sikh society, attended her cremation, with Sangat from nearby villages and leaders of various Sikh groups who continue to uphold the demand for an independent Sikh state, noted the World Sikh News (WSN).
“The pyre was lit by her lone surviving son Jagroop Singh amidst slogans of Khalistan Zindabad. It may be borne in mind that three of her other sons, including Gurjant Singh Budhsingwala, were killed by the security forces of Punjab during the Sikh struggle for rights in the last decades of the last century”, WSN report reads further.
Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu, Kanwarpal Singh, Sarbjit Singh Ghuman , Bhai Amrik Singh Ajnala, head of breakaway faction of Damdami Taksal, Manjinder Singh Issi and representatives of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) attended the cremation