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Jammu Sikh community seeks action into Golden Temple 'sacrilege' incident

By Rajan Nath -- December 20, 2021 9:17 am -- Updated:December 20, 2021 1:14 pm

The members of the Sikh community in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday staged a demonstration demanding action over the attempt of 'sacrilege' at Golden Temple in Amritsar.

A local man said, "This is not the first incident. Many such activities have been taken place across the country. There is some anti-Sikh element is involved."

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A man was beaten to death in an altercation by angry devotees after he allegedly attempted to commit sacrilege at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, earlier on December 18.

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sacrilege guru granth sahib Golden Temple guru granth sahib amritsar, बेअदबी, गुरु ग्रंथ साहिब की बेअदबी, स्वर्ण मंदिर, गोल्डन टैंपल, गोल्डन टैंपल में बेअदबी

The incident took place during evening prayers when the man jumped over the metal railing around the Guru Granth Sahib and allegedly attempted to desecrate the Holy Book of the Sikhs with a sword.

sacrilege guru granth sahib Golden Temple guru granth sahib amritsar, बेअदबी, गुरु ग्रंथ साहिब की बेअदबी, स्वर्ण मंदिर, गोल्डन टैंपल, गोल्डन टैंपल में बेअदबी

Meanwhile, an unidentified man was allegedly beaten to death by locals at Nizampur in Punjab's Kapurthala district on Sunday for allegedly disrespecting the 'Nishan Sahib' at the village Gurudwara.

A video of people beating up the man who allegedly attempted sacrilege with the Nishan Sahib has gone viral on the Internet.

https://www.ptcnews.tv/jammu-sikh-community-seeks-action-into-golden-temple-sacrilege-incident

He was later handed over to the police but some people reportedly insisted that the man be questioned in front of them and the man was allegedly beaten to death in an ensuing scuffle.

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