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Saka Gurdaspur: 7 Years On, Family of Sikh student Killed by Police Still Wait for Justice

Seven years have passed since the Punjab police killed Bhai Jaspal Singh of Chaur Sidhwan in Gurdaspur. Jaspal Singh, a B.Tech 1st year student was shot dead by Punjab police after the police had opened fire on Sikhs who were staging a peaceful sit-in in front of Gurdwara Ramgarhia in Gurdaspur.

Gurdaspur Police Firing Case: Parents of Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur Want CM to Ensure Justice

Parents of Bhai Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur, a 17 years old Sikh student who was killed by the Punjab police in Gurdaspur firing incident six years ago, have urged Captain Amarinder Singh to ensure justice for their son.

OUTJUSTICED 2 (A Documentary by Sikh Siyasat) [Watch Full Video]

OUTJUSTICED 2 is the second documentary from a series titled "OutJusticed - the untold stories" focusing on the denial of justice to victims of human rights violations in Punjab.

Five Years On, No Justice for Sikh Youth Killed in Police Firing in Gurdaspur

An Indian Court's decision to issue "Black Warrants" of Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana- commanding his execution on March 30, 2012 had triggered waves of strong protests Sikhs in Punjab.

Punjab CM visits attacked Hindutva leader; Warns “pro-Khalistan Sikhs”; Says police will crush their “ugly head”

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal today visited Escorts Fortis Hospital in Amritsar to see Hindutva activist and Shiv Sena’s local (Gurdaspur) leader Harminder Soni who was shot at by a Sikh youth yesterday.

Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur case: No justice for Sikh youth killed in police firing even after 3 years

"Three years have past … our son was shot dead by the police … but there is no justice. It seems as if they do not wan to impart justice in this case…”, said S. Gurcharanjit Singh, father of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur who was killed in police firing at Gurdaspur on 29 March, 2015.

Punjab police admit that Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur was killed by their AK47 bullet

Chandigarh/ Gurdaspur (January 27, 2014): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the Punjab police today admitted that it was their bullet that had fatally hit Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur.

Sikh body announced annual scholarship for three students in the memory of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur, Punjab (March 30, 2013): Sikh body, All India Sikh Students Federation (Peer Mohammad) has announced an annual scholarship for three students of Beant Engineering College, Gurdaspur in the memory of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur.

More than 2000 cops deployed at Gurdaspur in wake of Martyrdom day of Bhai Jaspal Singh

Gurdaspur, Punjab (March 29, 2013): It is learnt that the Punjab police have made extensive security arrangements in Gurdaspur, especially in and around village Chourh Sidhwan in wake of martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhai Jaspal Singh.

Portrait of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur to be installed at Central Sikh Museum

Amritsar, Punjab (January 17, 2013): The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has decided to install a portrait of Shaheed Jaspal Singh (Gurdaspur) at the Central Sikh Museum located at the Harmandir Sahib complex.

Death of Bhai Jaspal Singh was result of “Police negligence” – Punjab Govt. report; Questions raised about use of AK 47 & SLR on demonstrators

Chandigarh/Punjab (October 06, 2012): According to a news report published in “Punjabi Tribune” newspaper dated: October 05, 2012 published from Chandigarh, the Jalandhar Division Commissioner S. R. Ladhar has submitted a 228 pages report in the March 29, 2012 Gurdaspur Police firing incident to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Gurdaspur Killing – Div. Commission may present inquiry report in High Court on Sept. 17

Gurdaspur/Punjab (September 16, 2012): According to media reports teh Divisional Commissioner S.R.Ladhar could be soon presenting the report of probe in to the killing of a Sikh college student Jaspal Singh by police firing at Gurdaspur on March 29, 2012.

Sikh leaders and protesters handing over memorandum to Gurdaspur DC

Jaspal Singh’s Killing: Sikh Protesters demand arrest of culprit; Protest passed peacefully amid tight security

Gurdaspur, Punjab (June 21, 2012): A protest rally held by various Sikh organisations in Gurdaspur to demand the arrest of the killers of Bhai Jaspal Singh (18) of nearby Chorh Sidhwan village, who was killed in police firing during a bandh on March 29, passed off peacefully on Wednesday, (June 20, 2012).

S. Kanwarpal Singh of Dal Khalsa showing letter sent to Punjab CM

Dal Khalsa slams Badals for ‘inaction’ against guilty cops in the killing of Jaspal Singh

Amritsar (June 17, 2012): Dal Khalsa has written a protest letter to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal alleging that the Gurdaspur administration backed by the BJP and "over-confident" police force was not allowing the law to take its own course in the case of Jaspal Singh, student of Beant College of Engineering who fell into the bullets of police in Gurdaspur town on 29th March.

The cold-blooded murder of Jaspal Singh

On an earlier occasion, I had written to more than two newspapers of the region protesting against the distortion that has almost become second nature of the Indian Media when it carries news and views pertaining to the Sikhs and the Sikh issues. I am compelled to write again as under to The Tribune, although I am certain that like the two other letters written earlier, this one will also be ignored. The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to the faces of our great leaders who fondly believe that they are firmly tackling the Sikh problems. If they are not able to speak about the deep-rooted prejudices that lead the state to frequent killing of the Sikhs in cold blood, they ought to evaluate the worth of service that they are rendering. The people must also become aware about their leaders who do not protest against blatant and potent distortions that eventually become the reason for glossing over the past murders and help in paving the way for committing fresh ones. The Sikhs must remind their leaders that the state repression and the Media support for it needs to be exposed if they are really concerned about the people they claim to lead. They must realize that leadership is not just pinching money from the pockets of the led to satisfy their own desire for luxurious living. It is not enough that they simply issue high pitched statements to convince themselves that they are alive and are going about their business seriously. Something concrete is required.

Sikh Sangat pay tributes to Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur; Sikh leadership remains behind the bars

Gurdaspur, Punjab (April 08, 2012): The last rites, called 'bhog' ceremony, of Bhai Jaspal Singh (18), who was killed by police firing during Gurdaspur incident on March 29, was observed at his native village Jorh Sidhwan, near Gurdaspur on April 07, 2012. Jaspal Singh was shot at while he was participating in peaceful protest opposing hanging of Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana.

Gurdaspur curfew continues; Father of deceased Sikh boy name SI as killer

Gurdaspur, Punjab (March 30, 2012): On March 30, 2012, a day after the killing of a Sikh youth, Jaspal Singh in police firing; the Gurdaspur city continued to remain tense on Friday and also under curfew. The curfew however was relaxed for two hours from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm for the convenience of the residents. As per reports, in a complaint to the police, Gurcharanjit Singh father of the deceased has alleged that assistant sub-inspector Joginder Singh had allegedly shot dead his son. But the police has registered a case under section 302 Indian penal code (IPC) "against unknown persons" after death of Sikh boy. No arrest has been made yet.

More Sikhs arrested in Amritsar; Sikh bodies condemned police atrocities and killing of Sikh youth in Gurdaspur

Amritsar, Punjab (March 29, 2012): Ten Sikhs are reported to have been arrested by the Amritsar police. Confirming the arrest of ten Sikhs, Police Commissioner Amritdsar R.P. Mittal said that these were arrested under the "preventive measures" of under section of 107/51 IPC.