Fri. Dec 1st, 2023


Amritsar-The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami has strongly condemned the motion of the Government of India of holding the appointment of two Sikh advocates out of 5 advisable by the Supreme Court Collegium, as judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

The SGPC President terming this as discrimination in opposition to Sikhs stated that the Centre Government ought to instantly appoint each Sikh judges. In a press release, he stated that the Supreme Court’s robust touch upon this situation places the Centre Government in dock.

Harjinder Singh Dhami raised query to the Centre Government that it ought to make clear beneath which coverage, the Sikh advocates have been stored out of appointment, whereas three appointments have been fabricated from the advisable 5.

The SGPC President stated that Sikhs have at all times contributed to the nation by main from the entrance, however typically information of their rights being suppressed involves gentle. Already, Sikhs are a minority within the nation and if a discriminatory perspective in the direction of them turns into the coverage of the federal government, then there may be no better injustice than this. He additionally praised the Supreme Court for questioning the Centre Government for not appointing two Sikh advocates as judges. He stated that the Centre Government ought to always remember that precedence needs to be given to the appointment of Sikh judges particularly in Punjab and Haryana High Court, as a result of the variety of Sikhs in these two states is greater than the remainder of the nation. If Sikh judges are working within the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the problems of this area and the folks will probably be simplified in a great way. He appealed to the Centre Government to strictly implement the suggestions of the Supreme Court and appoint Harmeet Singh Grewal and Deepinder Singh Nalwa as judges.

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