Amritsar-The program to hand over proformas by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to the Governor of Punjab, under the signature campaign for the release of Bandi Singhs (Sikh prisoners) has been postponed for the time being. These proformas were to be handed over to the Governor of Punjab at Chandigarh by SGPC on May 18.
SGPC secretary Partap Singh said that as per the information received from the officials of Punjab Raj Bhavan, Chandigarh today evening, due to urgent engagements of Governor Banwari Lal Purohit, he had to go to Delhi immediately. Therefore, it would not be possible to hand him over the proformas regarding the release of Sikh prisoners as per the given schedule on May 18, he said.
He said that although preparations in this regard were completely made by the SGPC, now this work will be done as per the rescheduled time given by the Governor’s office.