Dharamsala: Pannu booked under UAPA for putting up Khalistani banner outside Himachal Pradesh assembly complex


Sikh for Justice chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannu has been booked under the Anti-Terrorism Act and other penal offenses for putting up Khalistani flags on the main gate and walls of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly complex in Dharamsala.


Amid pro-Khalistan activities in parts of Himachal and other neighboring states and declaring June 6 as Khalistan Referendum Day, DGP Sanjay Kundu called for sealing the state’s border and tightening security at sensitive and crowded places. also ordered.

Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu said that Pannu was booked under Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and Sections 153A and 153B of the Indian Penal Code, besides Section 3 of the HP Open Place (Prevention). A case has been registered as an accused.

Section 13 of the UAPA deals with the offense of abetting acts of terrorism. Sections 153A and 153B of the IPC deal with the offenses of promoting communal or communal division and enmity.

Kundu said that an FIR has been registered against Pannu and others on the complaint of Ram Chand alias Ajay Kumar of Kaned village under Dharamshala tehsil of Kangra district. The DGP said Gurpatwant Singh Pannu has been made the main accused in the case.

Aam Aadmi Party said- BJP government failed to ensure national security

Aam Aadmi Party’s statement has come in this regard. AAP has made a strong attack on the BJP government in this matter. The Aam Aadmi Party has questioned the BJP government that when it is not able to ensure national security, how will it protect the countrymen. Terming it as a huge security lapse, AAP has demanded the immediate resignation of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the Khalistani flag outside the gate of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly shows the failure of the BJP government on the issue of national security.

BJP retaliated

BJP retaliated on the attack of Aam Aadmi Party. The BJP has said that after the formation of the AAP government in Punjab, Khalistani activities have increased there. Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta said that Aam Aadmi Party is promoting Khalistani agenda. Along with increasing your activities in Himachal, Khalistani activities are also increasing.