PM Modi talked about the immense difficulties faced by the Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan and the help provided by the government to bring them to India safely.
AAP said it has lodged a complaint with the poll panel and the police against BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa for allegedly spreading false information.
Manjinder Singh Sirsa claimed that the resignation tendered by him from the post of DSGMC president was not accepted due to technical and legal issues.
Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, 67, is an MLA for the last four terms and is considered close to former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh.
Party hopes former DSGMC chief’s entry would help it in elections
Sirsa joined the BJP in the presence of senior party leaders and Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
Sikhs will never forgive Congress for felicitating 1984 riots culprits: Akali Dal leader Manjinder Sirsa
"Thirty-seven years after the anti-Sikh riots, the wounds have not healed as the culprits are still roaming free," Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa tweeted in Hindi.
On Thursday, a video surfaced on social media showing some people shouting slogans at the Directorate of Gurdwara Elections.
Many Hindus and Sikhs took refuge at the Karte Parwan gurdwara after Afghanistan fell into the hands of the Taliban.
Badal alleged that the Congress deputed police officers from Punjab to help CM Amarinder Singh’s religious advisor Paramjit Sarna.
“We are thankful to the Government of India for making sincere efforts for evacuating members of Sikh and Hindu community from Afghanistan after the collapse of Afghan Government.
The Dera, spread over nearly 800 acres, has been divided into ten zones for the purpose of sanitisation and searches.
JCB machines, locksmiths, forensic experts and dog squads were called in to assist in the comprehensive search.
Officials entered the Dera Sacha Sauda HQ with over 5,000 paramilitary personnel while the district administration shut down mobile internet services to avert backlash from supporters.
Mobile Internet services, all SMS services and all dongle services provided on mobile networks, except voice calls shall remain suspended till 23:59 hrs of September 10.