Punjab police admit that Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur was killed by their AK47 bullet

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Published: January 27, 2014
Punjab police admit that Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur was killed by their AK47 bullet
Jaspal Singh (L-Inset) | Jaspal Singh's dead body (L) | A scene of the incident dated: 29 March, 2014 (R) - [File Photos]

Jaspal Singh (L-Inset) | Jaspal Singh's dead body (L) | A scene of the incident dated: 29 March, 2014 (R) - [File Photos]  | read this item

Chandigarh/ Gurdaspur (January 27, 2014): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the Punjab police today admitted that it was their bullet that had fatally hit Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur.

Sikh body announced annual scholarship for three students in the memory of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur

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Published: March 30, 2013
Sikh body announced annual scholarship for three students in the memory of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur  | read this item

Gurdaspur, Punjab (March 30, 2013): Sikh body, All India Sikh Students Federation (Peer Mohammad) has announced an annual scholarship for three students of Beant Engineering College, Gurdaspur in the memory of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur.

More than 2000 cops deployed at Gurdaspur in wake of Martyrdom day of Bhai Jaspal Singh

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Published: March 29, 2013
More than 2000 cops deployed at Gurdaspur in wake of Martyrdom day of Bhai Jaspal Singh  | read this item

Gurdaspur, Punjab (March 29, 2013): It is learnt that the Punjab police have made extensive security arrangements in Gurdaspur, especially in and around village Chourh Sidhwan in wake of martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhai Jaspal Singh.

Portrait of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur to be installed at Central Sikh Museum

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Published: January 17, 2013
Portrait of Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur to be installed at Central Sikh Museum  | read this item

Amritsar, Punjab (January 17, 2013): The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has decided to install a portrait of Shaheed Jaspal Singh (Gurdaspur) at the Central Sikh Museum located at the Harmandir Sahib complex.

Death of Bhai Jaspal Singh was result of “Police negligence” – Punjab Govt. report; Questions raised about use of AK 47 & SLR on demonstrators

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Published: October 6, 2012
Death of Bhai Jaspal Singh was result of “Police negligence” - Punjab Govt. report; Questions raised about use of AK 47 & SLR on demonstrators  | read this item

Chandigarh/Punjab (October 06, 2012): According to a news report published in “Punjabi Tribune” newspaper dated: October 05, 2012 published from Chandigarh, the Jalandhar Division Commissioner S. R. Ladhar has submitted a 228 pages report in the March 29, 2012 Gurdaspur Police firing incident to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Gurdaspur Killing – Div. Commission may present inquiry report in High Court on Sept. 17

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Published: September 16, 2012
Gurdaspur Killing - Div. Commission may present inquiry report in High Court on Sept. 17  | read this item

Gurdaspur/Punjab (September 16, 2012): According to media reports teh Divisional Commissioner S.R.Ladhar could be soon presenting the report of probe in to the killing of a Sikh college student Jaspal Singh by police firing at Gurdaspur on March 29, 2012.

Jaspal Singh’s Killing: Sikh Protesters demand arrest of culprit; Protest passed peacefully amid tight security

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Published: June 21, 2012
Gurdaspur protest of 20 June
Sikh leaders and protesters handing over memorandum to Gurdaspur DC

Sikh leaders and protesters handing over memorandum to Gurdaspur DC, Abhinav Trikha  | read this item

Gurdaspur, Punjab (June 21, 2012): A protest rally held by various Sikh organisations in Gurdaspur to demand the arrest of the killers of Bhai Jaspal Singh (18) of nearby Chorh Sidhwan village, who was killed in police firing during a bandh on March 29, passed off peacefully on Wednesday, (June 20, 2012).

Dal Khalsa slams Badals for ‘inaction’ against guilty cops in the killing of Jaspal Singh

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Published: June 18, 2012
S. Kanwarpal Singh of Dal Khalsa showing letter sent to Punjab CM
S. Kanwarpal Singh of Dal Khalsa showing letter sent to Punjab CM

S. Kanwarpal Singh of Dal Khalsa showing letter sent to Punjab CM  | read this item

Amritsar (June 17, 2012): Dal Khalsa has written a protest letter to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal alleging that the Gurdaspur administration backed by the BJP and “over-confident” police force was not allowing the law to take its own course in the case of Jaspal Singh, student of Beant College of Engineering who fell into the bullets of police in Gurdaspur town on 29th March.

The cold-blooded murder of Jaspal Singh

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Published: May 18, 2012
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Engineering Student Jaspal Singh (Gurdaspur), who was shot dead by police at Gurdaspur on March 29, 2012  | read this item

On an earlier occasion, I had written to more than two newspapers of the region protesting against the distortion that has almost become second nature of the Indian Media when it carries news and views pertaining to the Sikhs and the Sikh issues. I am compelled to write again as under to The Tribune, although I am certain that like the two other letters written earlier, this one will also be ignored. The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to the faces of our great leaders who fondly believe that they are firmly tackling the Sikh problems. If they are not able to speak about the deep-rooted prejudices that lead the state to frequent killing of the Sikhs in cold blood, they ought to evaluate the worth of service that they are rendering. The people must also become aware about their leaders who do not protest against blatant and potent distortions that eventually become the reason for glossing over the past murders and help in paving the way for committing fresh ones. The Sikhs must remind their leaders that the state repression and the Media support for it needs to be exposed if they are really concerned about the people they claim to lead. They must realize that leadership is not just pinching money from the pockets of the led to satisfy their own desire for luxurious living. It is not enough that they simply issue high pitched statements to convince themselves that they are alive and are going about their business seriously. Something concrete is required.

Sikh Sangat pay tributes to Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur; Sikh leadership remains behind the bars

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Published: April 8, 2012
Sikh Sangat pay tributes to Shaheed Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur; Sikh leadership remains behind the bars  | read this item

Gurdaspur, Punjab (April 08, 2012): The last rites, called ‘bhog’ ceremony, of Bhai Jaspal Singh (18), who was killed by police firing during Gurdaspur incident on March 29, was observed at his native village Jorh Sidhwan, near Gurdaspur on April 07, 2012. Jaspal Singh was shot at while he was participating in peaceful protest opposing hanging of Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana.

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