People of Punjab Share The Pain of Kashmiris, Says Dal Khalsa


SRINAGAR: Expressing grief over the death of 18 innocent lives in firing by forces in Kashmir, the Dal Khalsa Sunday strongly condemned the “brutal” attitude of the J&K government “backed by Union Home Ministry that has given unbridled powers to the security forces”.

In a statement released from the party headquarters in Amritsar, the Sikh group said, “following the martyr­dom of Kashmiri brave heart Burhan Wani, the Indian forces has unleashed a reign of terror on protesters and demonstrators by firing in­discriminately on them”.

Expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir, the Dal Khalsa said the people of Punjab share the pain and con­cerns of their neighbors.

The participation of thousands of Kashmiris in the funeral of Burhan has exhibited their love and respect for their heroes, the Sikh body said. The state­ment of the Sikh organization further said Burhan choose the path of martyrdom to uphold the spirit of non-submission to the tyranny of New Delhi.

Party head Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema urged the world powers to rise above their com­mercial interests and intervene to resolve the Kashmir dispute by granting the people their right to self determination.

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