BATHINDA: Bhai Jasbir Singh Rode the former Akal Takht Chief was taken into custody when he was making an attempt to reach Amritsar, It may be recalled that Bhai Rode had given a call for Sarbat Khalsa samelan on the Diwali Day at Akal Takhat Amtitsar. The state police chief KPS Gill later told the newsmen that Bhai Rode has not been arrested but he has been detained as a precautionary measure.

Our special correspondent from Amritsar adds that the check posts had blockades have been eracted around Amritsar and Chowk Mehta to block the entry of the Sikhs in Amritsar and Chowk Mehta on the Diwali eve. In spite of all the obstacles the Sikhs are pouring in to participate in the Diwali festival.


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