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Bhai Daljit Singh, 10 others, acquitted in 2008 case by Sardoolgarh court

Sirdoolgarh, Punjab (November 15, 2013): It is learnt that a Sirdoolgarh court acquitted Sikh leaders, Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu, Bhai Sukhwinder Singh (Head of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satikar Sabha, Haryana) and Bhai Baljinder Singh Khasla (Head of Ek Noor Khalsa Fauj) along with 8 others in a 2008 case.

Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh released from Maximum security Jail Nabha

Nabha (November 1, 2013): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) Akali Dal Panch Pardhani leader Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu was released from Maximum security jail Nabha on November 1, 2013 at around 6 pm. Bhai Daljeet Singh was arrested on September 20, 2012 on under so-called preventive measures (107/51) but during his custody he was framed under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

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Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh gets bail in case registered u/UAPA for political reasons

Chandigarh (October 28, 2013): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), Sikh political leader Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu’s bail petition was allowed by Punjab and Haryana High Court after extensive arguments on October 28, 2013. Bhai Daljit Singh was booked by the Punjab police under notorious law called “Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act” for political reasons.

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Hearing on Bail petition of Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu deferred till 28 October

Chandigarh (October 04, 2013): It is learnt that the Punjab and Haryana High Court deferred the hearing on the bail plea of Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu till October 28, 2013.

Hearing of Bail plea of Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh deferred till October 09

Chandigarh/ Punjab (September 03, 2013): According to information extended to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) by Bhai Mandhir Singh, Secretary of Shiromani Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (SAD-PP) the Punjab and Haryana High Court has deferred the hearing of bail plea of Bhai Daljit Singh in Jalandhar (2012) case till October 09, 2013.

Cases against Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu are part of Political Conspiracy: Advo. J.S. Manjhpur

This is recording of a "TV84" talk with Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about cases against Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu. Advo. Manjhpur made it clear that false cases against Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu were part of political conspiracy to keep Bhai Daljit Singh away from the political domain.

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HC passed strong comments on prosecution case against Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu

Chandigarh/ Punjab (July 16, 2013): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the Punjab and Haryana High Court has passed strong comments on prosecution case against Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu while granting a bail plea moved by Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) leader. It is notable that Judge Inderjit Singh had allowed regular bail petition by Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu on July 11, 2013 in case FIR No.183 dated 21.9.2012 registered at Police Station, Division No.5, Ludhiana.

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Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu get bail in Ludhaina Case; HC to listen bail plea in Jalandhar case on 31 July

Chandigarh/ Punjab (July 11, 2013): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), Punjab and Haryana High Court today bail to Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) leader Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu in a case under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. This case was registered against Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu in September 2012 by Ludhiana police.

High Court notice to Punjab government on bail plea of Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh

Chandigarh, Punjab (July 03, 2013): It is learnt that the Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Punjab Government on a bail plea moved on behalf of Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh.

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Two day European lobby focusing on Human Rights violation in India proved huge success: Sikh Federation UK

Brussels, Belgium (January 27, 2013): A Sikh Federation (UK) team returned this week from a two-day lobby in Brussels. Two meetings took place with the European Commission and UK representatives had separate meetings with 10 different UK MEPs.

Linking the arrest Sikh leaders with so-called revival of terrorism in Punjab-Dal Khalsa calls DGP’s claims as bluff

Hoshiarpur, Punjab (December 29, 2012): Contesting the claims made by Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini linking the arrest of Daljit Singh with so-called revival of terrorism in Punjab, the Dal Khalsa called it bluff and untrue.

Next court appearance of Bhai Daljit Singh on 14 December in UAPA Case

Ludhiana, Punjab (November 30, 2012): According to information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) former president of Akali Dal Panch Pardhani Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu and British National Jaswant Singh were brought to Ludhiana from Maximum Securit Jail (Nabha) and Kapurthala Jail respectably.

TADA court sentenced 12 Sikhs to undergo 10 years in 1987 PNB case

Ludhiana/Punjab (November 20, 2012): According to information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) a TADA designated court of Sunil Kumar Arora, Additional Sessions Judge (Ludhaina) has sentenced 12 Sikhs to undergo ten years imprisonment in a bank robbery case under Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act. It took more than 25 years for the trial to conclude in this case.

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Jalandhar UAPA Case: Bhai Daljit Singh & Jaswant Singh Azad sent to jail; Next court appearance on Nov. 8

Jalandhar, Punjab (October 26, 2012): It is learnt that on October 25, 2012 Akali Dal Panch Pardhani leader Bhai Daljit Singh was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate Daisy Bangar by a police party headed by Bimal Kumar, SHO of Division number 8 police station (Jalandhar). Police told the court to send Bhai Daljit Singh in judicial custody and did not sought further police remand.

Jalandhar police take 3 days remand of Bhai Daljit Singh under UAPA

Jalandhar, Punjab (October 22, 2012): According to information the Jalandhar Police today produced Bhai Daljit Singh, former President of Akali Dal Panch Pardhani, in the court of Judicial Magistrate (Jalnadhar) Daisy Bangar on demanded his police remand for 3 days. He is reportedly booked in F.I.R. 216/2012, initially registered against a British national Jaswant Singh Azad under sections 121, 121A, 120B (IPC); section 25 (Arms Act); Sections 10, 13, 17, 18B, 20, 38, 39 and 40 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

NSFY to launch Sikh history exhibition to commemorate Sikh Genocide 1984 & raise awareness about human rights

This exhibition will showcase how, in the context of Sikh history, Guru Nanak’s mission to build a truly utopian society encountered violent opposition. “The exhibition would be a journey through the challenges faced by Sikhs from the beginnings of the Sikh Way, right up to the shocking events of recent Sikh history, the Genocide of November 1984”

Over 20,000 petitions signed across North America against detention of Sikh leaders in Punjab

Vancouver, BC (October 9, 2012): According to information last week the Canadian Sikh Coalition and Sikh Youth of America launched a North American campaign, Free the Singh. Petition signing took place in major cities across Canada and the United States with great success as more than 7000 petitions were signed in Canada and more than 9000 in the United States.

Sikh Youth of America launched “Free the Singh” campaign against detention of Bhai Bittu, Barapind

New York (October 10, 2012) According to information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) on October 07, 2012 the Sikhs across America launched the “Free the Singh” Campaign to sign petitions for the immediate release of Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu and Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind.

Similarities in FIRs indicate that arrests of Bhai KS Barapind & Bhai Daljit Singh were handiwork of high-ups

Entire terminology of F.I.Rs registered at Jalandhar and Ludhiana districts are same, only names, addresses and details of police stations are different. It signifies that these arrests are conducted under fixed and calculated policy framed under directions from the top and [even] the terminology was prepared & sent from the top [...]

Thousands of Sikhs gather in solidarity with Bhai Daljit Singh & Bhai Barapind across Canada

Vancouver, BC (September 30, 2012): On September 30, 2012 thousands of Sikhs across Canada stood in solidarity with Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu and Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind in Punjab. A petition writing campaign to “Free the Singh” was launched across the country in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and Montreal, and will continue on till next week. [...] "Petition signing will continue next weekend in Gurudwara’s across the country and we encourage people to visit www.freethesingh.com" Moninder Singh added.

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