Chandigarh, May 27
The SAD right now urged the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to assessment its determination to cease Punjabi information bulletins from its Delhi and Chandigarh centres, stating these bulletins had been of use for a big Punjabi inhabitants and needs to be continued in public curiosity.
In a press release right here, senior SAD chief Dr Daljit Singh Cheema mentioned the abrupt determination of Prasar Bharati to cease the Punjabi information bulletins broadcast from Delhi and Chandigarh had shocked Punjabis residing in each cities who had been in favour of continuation of the bulletins. “Discontinuing these bulletins will rob Punjabis of the chance to be abreast with information occasions each within the nationwide capital in addition to the state capital”.
Cheema mentioned the choice to discontinue Punjabi information bulletins from Chandigarh was additionally discriminatory towards Punjab because it additional decreased Punjab’s proper over Chandigarh.
Similarly, the SGPC additionally condemned the choice and sought its reconsideration. SGPC chief Harjinder Singh Dhami on Saturday mentioned the move amounted to injustice to Punjabi language. He mentioned the choice of the federal government was discriminatory towards Punjab and Punjabi and needs to be withdrawn.