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Gunning for Badals, Sidhu seeks their excommunication

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Taking his fight against former and further, Minister on Friday urged the Akal Takht to excommunicate both from the Sikh religion.

In a letter to (chief) Gurbachan Singh, Sidhu blamed the father-son duo for the October 2015 police firing on protesters agitating against sacrilege incidents in Punjab, wherein two persons were killed.

Sidhu submitted his letter at the on Friday.

He alleged that the Badals had "misused" Sikh institutions to further their political motives.

Sidhu also claimed that the Badals had connived with controversial Dera to get him pardoned by the Akal Takht in 2015.

The Akal Takht had issued a 'hukumnama' (edict) in 2007 against the for donning an attire similar to that of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh.



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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 20:10 IST