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Remembering Justice Ajit Singh Bains: Defender of Human Rights in Punjab

The event held at Kendri Sri Guru Singh Sabha stands as a poignant tribute to the indelible legacy of Justice Ajit Singh Bains, a stalwart advocate for human rights in Punjab.

Remembering Justice Ajit Singh Bains, Steadfast in His Integrity, Friend to the Downtrodden

Justice Bains came from a family which had a long tradition of participating in anti-imperialist activities. His father G.S. Bains was active in the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and was associated with the editing of the party paper.

Justice Ajit Singh Bains, the unforgettable People’s Judge of Punjab

In 1946, Amrit Kaur sent her son, Ajit, away from their houseful of Leftist revolutionaries at Mahilpur village in Hoshiarpur to study law in Lucknow. She worried he might be arrested by the British government before he had even started his life. The young man would become a respected Justice of the Punjab and Haryana high court, retire in 1984, and become the ‘people’s judge’ of Punjab’s countryside during

Human Rights Defender Justice Ajit Singh Bains Passes Away at 99

Former judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court and a veteran human rights defender Justice (Retd.) Ajit Singh Bains passed away yesterday (February 11, 2022). He was 99 years of age and was living in Chandigarh.

Punjab is in the throes of a retributive backlash: Human Rights activists [Conference Report]

Punjab is in the throes of a retributive backlash by its political masters against dissidents, opposition party members and farmers who hold diametrically opposite views to the ruling party combine. Quite suddenly, though not unexpectedly, there is a wave of intolerance in Punjab.

Punjab: Human Rights body urge ex-DGP Shashi Kant to name all politicians, cops involved in drugs trade

Chandigarh/ Punjab (May 20, 2014): As per media reports the Majha Ex-Servicemen Human Rights Front led by Colonel GS Sandhu (retd.) has asked former Director Gengerl of Police (Prison) Shashi Kant to name all politicians, civil and police officials involved in illegal drug trade. During his tenure, Shashi Kant reportedly prepared a long list of such people involved in drug trafficking.

Sikh bodies, scholars want Akal Takht withdraw Panth Rattan Title from Parkash Singh Badal for his anti-Panthic activities

Chandigarh, Punjab (May 05, 2014): According to media reports various Human rights organisations and Sikh political, social groups and the Sikh intellectuals have approached the Akal Takht Jathedar, Giani Gurbachan Singh, seeking that “Panth Rattan Fakhr-e-Quam” conferred on CM Parkash Singh Badal be taken back for his “anti-Panthic” activities and the “widespread drug addiction and violation of human rights” in the state.

Punjab: HR bodies worried about impunity to mass violators

Chandigarh (October 27, 2011): Human rights bodies, in Punjab, are concerned about the continuing policy of impunity and political accommodation of "mass violators". Recently opposition is expressed, by such bodies, to proposed candidature of former DGP Mohd. Izhar Alam on Shirmoani Akali Dal (Badal) ticket for State Assembly Election from Malerkotla.

S. Mann should contest SGPC from Channanwal only: Justice Bains

Fatehgarh Sahib (August 10, 2011): As per media reports Punjab Human Rights Organization Chairman Justice (retd.) Ajit Singh Bains today appealed to Shiromani Akali Dal(Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann to contest SGPC election from Channanwal (Barnala) instead of Bassi Pattana constituency of district Fatehgarh Sahib.