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WPD Chief Amritpal Singh and Others NSA Detainees End Hunger Stike

March 22, 2024 | By

Amritsar: ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh and his companions have reportedly ended their hunger strike. 

In a written release issued yesterday, the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) stated that on the “directions” (adesh) of Giani Raghbir Singh (SGPC appointed Jathedar of Akal Takht) five Singhs went to Digrugarh jail in Assam to end the hunger stike of Amritpal Singh other detained there under NSA.

As per the release, Giani Malkeet Singh (Head Granthi of Akal Takht Sahib), Giani Prem Singh (Mukh Ardasiye of Sri Harmandar Sahib), Bhai Nishan Singh, Bhai Balwinder Singh and Bhai Bikranjit Singh met Amritpal Singh, Harjit Singh, Pappalpreet Singh, Bhagwant Singh Bajeke and Varinder Singh Fauji and told them to end their hunger strike. 

Advocate Bhagwant Singh Sialka, who was also accompanying five Singhs, said that Amritpal Singh and his companions have ended their hunger strike. 

Notably, there are ten Sikh detainees at Dibrugarh jail who had started a hunger strike demanding their transfer from Dibrugarh to Punjab. Five detainees had ended their hunger strike earlier. 

It is learnt that Kulwant Singh Raoke had ended his hunger strike on 9 March while Basant Singh had started taking meals from 11 March. The report adds that Sarabjit Singh Kalsi, Gurinderpal Singh Aujala and Gurpreet Singh Gill ended their hunger strike on March 14.

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