Welcome to SPN

Register and Join the most happening forum of Sikh community & intellectuals from around the world.

Sign Up Now!

India KP Gill Threatens Sadda Haq Movie Producers

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Archived_Member16, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. Archived_Member16

    Archived_Member16
    Expand Collapse
    SPNer Contributor

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2005
    Messages:
    3,451
    Likes Received:
    3,761
    April 8, 2013, 5:49 pm

    deleted Gill Threatens Sadda Haq Movie Producers

    SGPC Caves, Withdraws Support While Movie Remains Sold Out

    By: Sikh24 Editors

    [​IMG]

    CHANDIGARH, Punjab (April 8, 2013)–
    At a press conference organized at Punjab University, the former “Super Cop” of Punjab responsible for the killings of thousands of innocent Sikhs asked for strict measures to be implemented so that movies such as “Sadda Haq” are not able to “disrupt peace” in Punjab. KP Gill also slammed the SGPC for the 1984 memorial Gurdwara at the Harmandir Sahib.

    The movie Sadda Haq highlights police brutalities that continued for two decades in Punjab. As part of its process to curb the Sikh Freedom Movement for human rights, the Punjab Police often adopted brutal methods of dealing with freedom fighters and their families. Thousands of Sikh youth were tortured in police custody and killed in fake encounters.

    KP Gill was at the Punjab University for a conference in which he spoke about so-called “terrorism” in Punjab. Gill stated that the ban on the movie was required as it glorified and promoted “terrorism.” He also openly demanded action against the movie producer and crew. He called for the immediate arrest of the producers, Paramjit Singh Kalkat and Jarnail Singh.

    Gill also shared strong remarks for the SGPC, stating that it must be eliminated as it does not represent the entire Sikh community. He alleged that the memorial would only serve the purpose of glorifying so-called “terrorism.” In regards to the role of the Punjab police after 1984 and through the early 1990s, Gill stated that he did not have any regrets for the actions taken by the Punjab Police at his behest–including endless torture, disappearances, rapes, murders and mass graves.

    SGPC Backtracks on the Movie; Aligns with Fascist Punjab Government

    SGPC President Avtar Makkar has taken a u-turn on support for the movie “Sadda Haq.” The move comes a day after the Akal Takhat Sahib was requested to help lift the ban on the movie. Makkar claimed that the SGPC had made a mistake by supporting the movie earlier. He alleged that the ban on the movie is rightful and Punjab, Haryana and Jammu Governments did nothing wrong by banning the showings.

    Makkar further stated that in the future the SGPC will be more careful towards similar movies. He alleged that the peace in Punjab was hard earned and it must be kept at all costs.

    Large Scale Support Continues for the Movie Abroad and at Home

    Although officially the movie remains banned in Punjab, Haryana and other parts of India, it has continued to attract support from those living abroad and at home. People in Punjab and Jammu have come out in the streets in support of the movie. In the United States and Canada, the movie showings all across the continent have been fully sold out.

    The Sadda Haq team has gained immense support from the audience. Sadda Haq hashtag and support are trending on social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook.


    source: http://www.sikh24.com/2013/04/mass-murderer-gill-threatens-sadda-haq-movie-producers/#.UWMpEpDn_q0
     
    • Like Like x 3
    #1 Archived_Member16, Apr 9, 2013
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 9, 2013
  2. Loading...

    Similar Threads Forum Date
    Sikhism Concepts of Sikhism by Pritam Singh Gill [Maya in particular] Blogs Nov 22, 2015
    Faith and Feminism: Palbinder Kaur Shergill Sikh Personalities Sep 10, 2013
    Canada Tarsem Singh Gill pleads guilty to $40-million mortgage fraud Breaking News May 4, 2013
    General Musicians Live in Their Skins: Rabbi Shergill Hard Talk Dec 27, 2010
    Heritage The Good Eggs (Carvings of Harwinder Singh Gill) History of Sikhism Dec 5, 2010

Share This Page