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Sikh bodies condemn Afghanistan attack

Punjabi Politics
Tribune News Service Amritsar, July 2 The Sikh community has condemned the killing of 19 persons, including Sikh leaders Avtar Singh Khalsa and Rawail Singh, in Afghanistan on Sunday. The SGPC has announced financial aid of Rs 1 lakh each to the families of the deceased persons. Besides, the SGPC will bear the education expenses of their children. Confirming, SGPC spokesperson Diljit Singh Bedi said a medical aid of Rs 50,000 each would be given to those who got injured in the attack. To mourn the deaths, the SGPC closed its offices on Monday. A special assembly was conducted at Teja Singh Samundri Hall to pay tributes to the departed souls. The meeting of the Dharam Parchar Committee scheduled for Tuesday was postponed. A delegation, comprising SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal, Rajya...