This comes days after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh met Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi, amid efforts by the party leadership to end factionalism in its unit.
Infighting in Punjab’s ruling Congress party over the sacrilege case appears to have calmed on Thursday, following an intervention by the Congress high command.
The state Vigilance Bureau has launched an inquiry against close aides and wife of Sidhu over some land deals.
They should be questioned which Hindu or Muslim has objected to them.
The rebels have been vocally critical of Advocate General Atul Nanda, and have sought time to reply to show cause from the party high command.
Two Congress MPs, three Punjab ministers express concern over delay in justice in 2015 sacrilege case
These Congress leaders are learnt to have sought early action against the perpetrators of the desecration of a religious text and the police firing in 2015, sources said.
The sacrilege cases refer to the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib by miscreants and the subsequent police shooting on those protesting the desecration.
Sidhu’s comments have come in the wake of the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashing a probe report into police firing at people protesting against the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in 2015.
The case goes back to October 14, 2015, when the police opened fire on a crowd in Bargiri village protesting ‘sacrilege’, killing two persons.
It was observed by the House that, even after a lapse of three years from such entrustment of investigation, no report has been filed by the CBI.
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Meanwhile the Shiromani Akali Dal today organized a state-wide protest in all the 117 Constituencies by burning the effigies against the ruling Congress party
Congress leaders said a translated version of the report would help "people of the state know who were involved in sacrilege and police firing incidents.
The Justice (Retd) Ranjit Singh Commission was formed by chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh when Congress came to power last year to probe the sacrilege incidents and subsequent events.
The Justice Ranjit Singh Commission was set up by the Congress government in April 2017 to investigate the various incidents of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and other religious texts.
The Cabinet also approved a series of other Bills to be tabled before the Assembly in the forthcoming session.