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Khalistan supporters protest in Raipur towards crackdown on Amritpal Singh

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Khalistan supporters protest in Raipur against crackdown on Amritpal Singh

A gaggle of people held a protest on Wednesday within the capital of Chhattisgarh, Raipur, in assist of the fugitive pro-Khalistan activist Amritpal Singh, which prompted the police to situation notices to the occasion’s organizers since they didn’t have prior permission from the officers.

Several members of the Sikh group participated within the protest, which started as a foot march from Telibandha and concluded in entrance of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) headquarters within the adjoining Panchsheel Nagar. The march was organised by the Chhattisgarh Sikh Samaj in assist of Amritpal Singh.

The protesters additionally protested towards the AAP authorities in Punjab for the crackdown on Amritpal Singh and his organisation. An effigy of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, a distinguished member of the AAP, was additionally set ablaze by the protesters who later raised slogans in favour of Amritpal Singh. Around 50-60 individuals gathered on the streets of Raipur in assist of the pro-Khalistani chief and accused the Punjab authorities of conspiring towards the individuals of the Sikh faith.

The Khalistan supporters threatened an indefinite strike if the Punjab Police operation is just not stopped. The protesters claimed that Amritpal Singh is being focused by AAP as a result of he’s working towards medicine in Punjab. They claimed that Amritpal was reforming drug addicts and connecting them with faith, and alleged that drug mafia was behind the crackdown.

According to Raipur Senior Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal, a discover was despatched to the people who had organized the occasion when the police realized in regards to the demonstration, which was held with out prior authorization from authorities.

One of the supporters of Amritpal Singh, Diler Singh Randhawa talked to the media and stated that Amritpal was harmless. He additionally accused the state authorities and stated that the Waris Punjab De chief was being falsely implicated. He praised Amritpal Singh and stated that he was working to remove habit, maintain younger individuals away from it, and produce them nearer to faith. “Our indefinite sit-in demonstration will continue at Tatiband Gurudwara until our voice reaches the Punjab government,” he was quoted as saying.

Reports point out that Randhawa organized and led the protest from Telibandha Gurudwara to Panchsheel Nagar with out permission. Police Station Civil Lines has issued a discover to the organizer relating to this rally which was taken out with none prior permission. The police have directed to organizers to situation reply by Thursday ie immediately.

Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel additionally commented on the problem and stated that the native administration has been keeping track of the matter. BJP MLA Brijmohan Agrawal additionally condemned the rally and stated that it was carried out when the Assembly is in session within the state capital.

It must be emphasised that Amritpal continues to be on the run, whereas a large search effort is underway all through the state, a number of troopers have been stationed in Amritpal’s house village of Lallukheda. More than 120 individuals have been taken into custody up to now together with his driver and his uncle. Reportedly, Harjit Singh, Amritpal’s uncle has been transported by the Punjab Police to the Dibrugarh jail in Assam.