Chamel Singh’s widow appeals Bhim Singh for justice

Widow of Chamel Singh urged Prof. Bhim Singh, Sr. Advocate & world fame human rights activist for his intervention to ensure justice to the family of Chamel Singh, a resident of border village Pargwal, Jammu who died due to the assault by prison staff where he was undergoing sentence in Lakhpat Jail, Lahore. Chamel Singh was taken from jail to hospital in Lahore (Pakistan) where doctors declared him ‘brought dead’.

The family members of Chamel Singh called on the senior leaders of the Panthers Party and requested them for support. They appealed Prof. Bhim Singh, who is presently in New Delhi to take up the case in Pakistan Supreme Court to bring the culprits to justice.

In the meantime, Prof. Bhim Singh dashed an urgent letter to Shri Asif Ali Zardari, the President of Pakistan for the grant of visa to visit Pakistan to represent Chamel Singh’s family before the Judicial Commission which was reportedly appointed by the Govt. of Pakistan two days’ back. Prof. Bhim Singh said that he is ready to visit Pakistan in case necessary permission is granted by the Govt. of Pakistan.

 

Panthers tributes to Dogra Ratan Ghulam Mohd. Entire Dogra Pradesh mourn his death

Most popular Dogri folk singer and artist, Shri Ghulam Mohd. died yesterday in Jammu. Known as Sarangiwale he wrote, composed and sang hundreds of Dogri songs touching the core Dogra history, chivalry, Mata Vaishno Devi and Dogri Language and Art. He was honoured with dozen of awards for his contributions, lately he was awarded  ‘Dogra Ratan’ by the then Governor of J&K, Lt. General (retd.) S.K. Sinha for his contributions to promote Dogri Language, Art and Literature. An eternal voice of the composite culture, the foundation of Jammu Pradesh!

Shri Ghulam Mohd participated in the Rashtra Chetna Yatra led by Prof. Bhim Singh from Kargil to Kanyakumari in 1999. Bala Saheb Thackrey commented after Ghulam  Mohd. presented Mata Vaishno Devi  Bhajan (Kark) at the residence of Bala Saheb that he got Darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi in the  Bhajan of Shri Ghulam Mohd in Mumbai itself.

Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party described his death as sad, most unfortunate and a great loss to the Dogras in particular and the people of the State. He said that the vacuum created in his death shall never be filled. Most human, most secular, most acceptable to one and all!

In the meanwhile, Panthers Party held an emergency condolence meeting at their Headquarters in Jammu expressing sympathy with the bereaved family and prayed that God may grant this great soul rest in the heavens.