Tribune News Service
Amritsar, August 3
In a shock improvement, former Cabinet minister within the earlier SAD-BJP regime Sucha Singh Langah, who was ex-communicated by the Akal Takht, was exonerated by the ‘panj pyaras’ at Gurdwara Garhi Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Gurdwara in Dhariwal, Gurdaspur.
This transfer is being ‘understood’ as paving the best way for bringing him again to the neighborhood fold as Langah intends to re-join the mainstream politics, however the Akal Takht’s verdict performed a serious spoilsport.
The former SAD MLA from Dera Baba Nanak was excommunicated on October 5, 2017, by the Akal Takht after a video, exhibiting him getting intimate with a girl exterior of marriage, went viral.
This is taken into account ‘bajar kurahit’, ‘an immoral transgression’ within the Sikh faith.
Today, through the annual programme on the gurdwara, Langah, alongside along with his household, formally appeared earlier than the ‘panj pyaras’ of Tarna Dal, a Nihang Singh organisation, to submit apology.
After listening to his model, the ‘panj pyaras’ pronounced upon him ‘tankhah’ (non secular punishment).
He was directed to comb the gurdwara premises for no less than one hour every day for 21 days. Besides this, he must wash the dishes in neighborhood kitchen and clear up footwear at ‘jodha ghar’.
As Langah accepted the punishment, the panj pyaras granted him ‘amrit-sanchar’ (ceremony of baptism).
Instantly complying with the tankhah, he additionally cleaned up the gurdwara premises with a brush.
Upon completion of the 21-day ‘tankhah’, Langah has plans to make an enchantment to the Akal Takht once more for re-induction into the neighborhood.
“I was overwhelmed that the ‘panj pyaras’ acknowledged my apology. After completion of tankhah, the ‘ardas for atonement’ will be performed in the same gurdwara. Thereafter, I will approach the Akal Takht again for reviewing my ex-communication verdict. I am free from all charges legally and hope that Akal Takht will take sympathetic view and accept me back,” he stated.
Nonetheless, the ex-communication verdict of the Akal Takht remained intact. Lately, on March 13, 2020, Langah had visited the Akal Takht searching for forgiveness, however the officiating Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh had refused to acknowledge his go to and the plea.
He had, then, acknowledged that any transfer concerning the expulsion of Langah might be taken protecting in view the feelings of the ‘Sikh Sangat’ and within the gentle of ideas.
Langah was booked for rape, dishonest, ransom and felony conspiracy on the assertion of a girl on September 29, 2017, simply previous to the Gurdaspur parliamentary bypoll.
Later, the lady complainant withdrew her statements claiming that she was not the lady within the purported video and all her statements produced in courtroom have been both pretend or taken below strain.