Dyer: Dyer is responsible for Jallianwala Bagh, then why not Badal for police firing in Faridkot: Channi | India News – Times of India

Sunam: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh targeting the previous Akali government over police firing in Faridkot in 2015 channi Asked on Tuesday whether Gen. dyers was held responsible for Jallianwala Bagh massacre, then why not Badals For firing on peaceful protesters.
Two people were killed during police firing on people protesting sacrilege in Behbal Kalan, while some people were injured in the October 2015 firing at Kotkapura in Faridkot. Shiromani Akali Dal was in power at that time.
“If General Dyer was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, why not Badal to fire at innocent and peaceful protesters in the Bargadi case,” Channi told a gathering here.
An official release quoted Channi as saying that unarmed Sikhs who were peacefully singing bhajans were killed in firing in Bargari and Akali Dal leaders Sukhbir Singh Badal and Parkash Singh Badal were solely responsible for the incident.
He further said, “Our great revolutionary Shaheed Udham Singh had waited for years to avenge the Jallianwala Bagh massacre where hundreds of innocent people were killed by the British on the orders of General Dyer.”
Saluting the contribution of Shaheed Udham Singh in the freedom struggle, Channi said that his head bows in reverence for the land which gave birth to the great revolutionary Shaheed Udham Singh and he is also honored that Sunam Udham Singh Vala’s memorial is built during this time. tenure of his government.
Channi said his government would soon unveil a statue of ‘Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh’ in Badrukhan village near Sangrur town as preparations are in full swing.
The Chief Minister said that his government is active in resolving the problems of the common people of the state, which is clearly visible from the recent decisions.
Channi said that in the past, Badals had “robbed” the state treasury and right after taking over as CM, he urged new cabinet minister Raja Waring to take strict action against Badal’s “illegal” transport business. was instructed.
Assembly elections are due in Punjab early next year.