Sikh Stopped in Metro With Kirpan: A Sikh man was allegedly stopped with a Kirpan inside a metro station in Delhi. The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has taken a strict stance on the banning of kirpans inside metro stations. The commission has sought a report from the DMRC chairman as well as the Delhi chief secretary in this matter.
The National Commission on Minorities has asked the DMRC chairman and the Delhi chief secretary on the complaint of a Sikh. A report has been sought, who was allegedly prevented from entering the metro station with Kirpan.
Prevented from entering Delhi Metro with Kirpan
The National Commission on Minorities (NCM) has also directed to take necessary action against the officials responsible in this case. The statement issued by the commission said that they received a complaint from the former Jathedar Giani Kewal Singh of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib that he was prevented from entering the Dwarka Sector 21 metro station in New Delhi and removing the Kirpan. Asked for.
National Minorities Commission strict
The statement of the commission said that Kirpan is an integral part of Sikhism and Article 25 of the Constitution prohibits Sikhs from wearing and keeping Kirpan. allows This incident has hurt the religious sentiments of the Sikhs. NCM Chairperson Iqbal Singh Lalpura has sought a report on the matter from the Chairman of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and the Chief Secretary of Delhi. He has demanded necessary action against the responsible officials in this matter.
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