Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the police to take strict action against those responsible for the ‘Khalistan’ flag in the Moga administrative complex. At the same time, the Punjab CM made an appeal to the youth not to be misled by the false propaganda of anti-India elements like terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannu and his Sikhs for Justice (SFJ).
The Chief Minister challenged Pannu and said, “You come to Punjab and see, I will teach you a lesson.” Captain added that any attempt to disturb the peace and tranquillity of the state will be strictly dealt with. The Captain ordered DGP Dinkar Gupta to arrest the two mischievous elements identified in the Moga incident as soon as possible. The police have announced a reward of 50,000 rupees for both, whose CCTV footage has also been released.
Challenging Pannu, the Chief Minister said, “Why should the people of Punjab do this, if you people are juried, come here and show it.” If the SFJ leader wants, he can make Khalistan at the place where he hides Has happened.
Captain congratulated people on Independence Day and while congratulating the people of Punjab on the eve of Independence Day, Captain said, “the whole world accepts appreciates the unmatched sacrifice and bravery of Punjab and Sikhs.” He said that tales of bravery of Punjabis can be found everywhere.SFJ,
The Punjab CM said that the ‘Kala Pani’ jails of the island of Andaman fill the testimony of his examples and the massacre of Jallianwala Bagh is also a living example of the sacrifices of Punjabis.
It is to be noted that two miscreants had managed to hoist a Khalistani flag atop Moga administrative building while they also removed the tricolor, thus, prompting Chief Minister to issue a directive to the state police chief to ensure their immediate arrest.
According to the Moga Superintendent of Police Harmanbir, Singh Gill informed that the youths had managed to enter the Moga administrative complex with the employees who were reporting for work at office opening hours. These two youths then and managed to reach the terrace of the four-storied building and hoist a saffron Khalistani flag.
The accused hoisted the Khalistani flag after removing the tricolor from the building, added Gill, while he also informed that the police have the CCTV pictures of the accused.
Gill further confirmed that a case under various sections of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act has been registered after the incident, while he also assured that the duo will be arrested soon.
Describing the incident as an “act of cowardice”, Moga Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Hans said the accused chose a time when employees were arriving for duty and no one suspected them.
Meanwhile, Punjab CM also reacted to a video of Punnu in which he had urged the people of Punjab to hoist black flags to mark India’s Independence Day. While reacting to Punnu’s call Captain Amrinder Sigh said that Punjabi’s in India are nation loving people and were not interested in indulging in any such act at the behest of someone sitting in Canada or America.
Also while issuing a caution to the youth of Punjab the CM said that “Pannu does not even look like a Punjabi and does all this only for extracting money.”