July 20, 2020 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: Health condition of Dal Khalsa’s founding member Bhai Gajinder Singh has reportedly deteriorated. In a Facebook post Bhai Gajinder Singh wrote few days back that he could not welcome the month of Sawan in a usual manner due to health complications.
A news reported by a Punjabi vernacular notes that well wishers of Bhai Gajinder Singh recently held Sahib Paath of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji at Gurdwara Janam Asthan Nankana Sahib praying for improvement in health of Bhai Gajinder Singh.
It may be recalled that Bhai Gajinder Singh, along with Tajinder Singh, Satnam Singh Paunta Sahib, Karan Singh and Jasbir Singh had hijacked an Air India flight from New Delhi to Srinagar on Sep 29, 1981 hijacked and made it to land in Pakistan. They had demanded release of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale, release of Sikh prisoners and justice for Sikh youth killed in police firing on Sep 20 at Mehta Chowk. They were arrested by Pakistan police and were sentenced life terms by a court there.
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After completing his sentence, Bhai Gajinder Singh and other were released by the government of Pakistan. Tajinder Singh and Satnam Singh have returned to Punjab. Bhai Gajinder Singh tried to move to Germany but was refused entry in the country and deported back to the country from where he came. He is in exile while Karan Singh and Jasbir Singh are said to be in Switzerland since 1995.
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