Mr Simranjit Singh Mann, President, SAD (Amritsar), while giving a call to like-minded parties to launch a war against the evil of foeticide, held Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and former Chief Minister Mr Parkash Badal responsible for the same menace.
Mr Mann, who along with hundred of workers of the party staged a dharna in front of the court of District and Session Judge to lodge a protest against foeticide. While addressing the rally, he alleged that foeticides were taking place under the nose of the Chief Minister, it indicated the intelligence agencies and the Health Department of the state were sleeping over it.
Mr Mann, who submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister through District and Session Judge, alleged that Mr Badal had promoted foeticide by making Bibi Jagir Kaur the president of the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC) despite the fact that she was involved in the murder of her daughter and her unborn grand daughter.
He added that Mr Badal also participated in the cremation of daughter of Bibi Jagir Kaur. He said post mortem examination of Bibi Jagir Kaur's daughter was also disallowed.
He said by allowing a meeting to Bibi Jagir Kaur, the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who was aware of all happenings, had indicated that he had forgiven her for her misdeeds.
Mr Mohinder Pal Singh, national general secretary, Jathedar Harbhajan Singh Kashmiri, president, city unit of the party and Mr Satnam Singh Behru, president, Kisan wing of the party, also addressed the rally.