All-India Sikh Students’ Federation celebrates its 77th Foundation Day at Golden Temple

All-India Sikh Students’ Federation celebrates its 77th Foundation Day at Golden Temple

Members of the All-India Sikh Students’ Federation at Akal Takht.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar September 13

The All-India Sikh Students’ Federation (Peer Mohammad) on Monday celebrated its 77th Foundation Day at the Golden Temple.

Ardas was conducted at Akal Takht in presence of former chief Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad, president Bhai Jagroop Singh Cheema, Sangha Federation chief Kashmir Singh Sangha and Dr Manjit Singh Bhoma.

Prayers were offered for the upliftment of farmers and tributes were paid to those who died during the protest at Delhi borders.

Peer Mohammad and Bhoma said the AISSF stands firmly with farmers. They urged the Centre to repeal the three agri laws.

Peer Mohammad said the federation should be established in schools, colleges and universities. Members of the AISSF announced that gurmat training camps and seminars would start from Anandpur Sahib on September 30. They appealed to youths to promote mother tongue.

‘Need to revive federation’

Amritsar: The All-India Sikh Students’ Federation (Shaheed Bhai Amrik Singh) stressed on reviving the federation and called upon Sikh organisations to join hands to unitedly achieve the panthic interests here on Saturday.

It also passed several resolutions, including designating the city of Golden Temple as the holy city. A resolution asked the Union Government to repeal all three laws on farming and to announce a government job for a member of those families, who lost their members during the undergoing peaceful struggle.

It resolved to intimate the present Sikh youth with the history of Sikh Gurus and warriors and urged the government to incorporate Sikh history in the syllabi of schools, besides teaching Punjabi as first language and announcing it as an official language.

Kanwar Charrat Singh, who is nephew of Bhai Amrik Singh, former head of the AISSF who was killed along with Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale during Operation Bluestar, was unanimously appointed president of the AISSF. — TNS

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