Disrespect shown to Hazoori Ragi: NGO lodges plaint against Verka villagers

Disrespect shown to Hazoori Ragi: NGO lodges plaint against Verka villagers

Nawanshahr, April 3

Peeved over the disrespect shown to Padam Shri ragi and Covid victim Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa during his last rites at Verka village on Thursday, an NGO has written to the Amritsar Police Commissioner, demanding registration of case against those who were responsible for the act.

Activists Parvinder Singh Kitna of Nawanshahr, Kuldeep Singh Khehra of Ludhiana and Dr Amarjit Singh Mann said if no action was taken by the police, they may move the High Court.

Minister appeals to public

Mohali: Concerned over the opposition of cremation of Padma Shri recipient Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa, Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Friday appealed to people not to panic as cremation of Covid-positive patient’s body did not pose any threat. Sensitising the public, he said the cremation had no adverse effects if protocols were adhered to. — TNS

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