Chandigarh-Shiromani Akali Dal strongly condemned not honouring first martyr of Agniveer scheme Amritpal Singh who sacrificed his life in Jammu & Kashmir at younger age of 19, with Guard of honour and in addition flayed not offering military ambulance to deliver physique of martyr again dwelling in Punjab at the same time as get together demanded instant scrapping of Agniveer scheme and regularisation of companies of all troopers recruited beneath the scheme until date.
In a press release launched right here immediately, senior SAD chief Mr. Bikram Singh Majithia mentioned that it was most tragic and unlucky to see that resulting from Modi Government’s new Agniveer Policy first martyr of the nation solely 19 12 months outdated Amritpal Singh was not even offered military ambulance to deliver his physique dwelling. He mentioned that additional it’s most shameful to notice that even customary Guard of Honour was not offered to Martyr.
He mentioned that that is probably the most shameful and heinous coverage framed for troopers of the nation who’re at all times on the entrance to avoid wasting their motherland from enemy and now we have by no means witnessed such a scheme after Independence and we fully reject Agniveer scheme.
SAD chief mentioned that solely yesterday Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah had accepted that martyrs from Sikh neighborhood had been at forefront to avoid wasting nation however what’s Government of India doing with them ? He mentioned it was most annoying to notice that this was coverage for Agniveers to completely ignore them after their sacrifice for the nation ? He mentioned that protecting in view insensitive strategy of Modi Government youth will desist from getting recruited beneath the scheme.
Mr. Majithia demanded that Modi authorities ought to instantly cease this scheme and regularise companies of all Agniveers recruited until date.
He additionally urged Punjab Government to honour its phrases for martyrs and supply household with help of Rs. One crore and a job for the household