AMRITSAR, India: The Jain Muni Acharya Sushil Kumar left for New Delhi just a day after unscheduled meeting for an hour described as a casual chat _with acting Jathedar of Akal Takht Prof. Darshan Singh at Darshini Deodi of the Golden Temple. Later Prof. Darshan Singh said that our’s was a formal meeting and Acharya had promised to discuss the proceedings with the Prime Minister and other senior Cabinet members and about a possible solution to end the stalemate in the State.

Acharya assured fulfilling the commitment of the release of all Sikh youths including Jodhpur detainees, reinstatement of the army deserters and withdrawal of the security forces from the State. Sources close to the High Priest say that the first batch of Jodhpur detainees is likely to be released in the next two days provided all goes well.

Article extracted from this publication >>  May 15, 1987