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JAMMU, Jan 30: To commemorate the 550th Parkash Utsav of Shri Guru Nanak Dev, Gurdeep Singh Sasan, Chairman J&K Children’s Welfare Society released a calendar.
Addressing the media persons, Sasan strongly condemned the menace of female feticide and advocated that female gender discrimination is one of the greatest cruel, barbaric crime against humanity and if this heinous act is not stopped right now the crime against women will drastically increase and that is what is happening now in our country, which is very charming.
Sasan reminded about importance of family system of our great country.
He said that these days our family system that epitomizes the sacred cultural heritage seems to be disintegrating and that there is dire need for comprehensive and immense efforts to sustain the lively and value based nature of our family system so it is important to inculcate Sanaskars and imparting value & values for society, religious and educational course in the new generations.
He appealed to parents to educate their boys to respect the women hood and their human rights to move freely and safely any where any time.
He further said that Guru Nanak Devi took upon journey including entire Bharat and many other countries and preached oneness of God and guided the people with logical view points while commencing upon prevalent superstitious in the name of religion.
Sasan appealed to the Govt. to immediately amend the present PC-PNDT act as there are many loopholes in this act under this act only a person is found guilty could be sentenced for 5 years fine of Rs. 5000 only.
He said that female feticide is not murder of one foetus but it is a genocide of one gender so he vociferously pleaded for booking the culprit under Section 304 of IPC and other relevant sections of IPC offence should be non bailable.
He expressed his serious concern over increasing heinous crimes rapes and murder of girls in our country and demanded death penalty to perpetrators of such inhuman and heinous crime and Govt. should deal with iron hand with these wolf. He appealed to judiciary to amend the prevalent laws which gives these criminals sufficient time. He said that if highest court sentenced the rapist to death penalty then the convict has choice for mercy petition to president. He appealed to president to expedite the whole process within week. He said that if pleas rejected by president the convicts should be hanged within one week of time and hoped that the parliament will make necessary amendments regarding their hope holes.
He said Guru Nanak Dev throughout life preached the people to respect the women because he is mother, daughter, sister and wife and creators of humanity.
Sasan demanded that to pay tributes to Guru Ji on 550th Parkash Ustav the Govt. should make reservation of seats in parliament as well as state assemblies. He further said that Govt. should reserve a minimum quota of 33% for women in Govt. jobs sufficient representation should be given to women in all fields of life and they should be fully empowered. The govt. should also create avenues for providing self employment to women.
He further said that society will dedicate whole year to propagate preaching of Guru Ji by taking out rallies, organizsing seminars, at school and will cover whole of India. He appealed to the people to kindly adopt at least one needy girl child for education purpose and assured that the society will make it sure that no girl child is deprived of education due to financial constrains and thanked those who are already contributing for this noble cause.
Sasan further lauded the people who are standing behind the society like rock for helping needy people those who suffer due to Natural calamities or Border firing for the last 40 years.
Prominent among those present in Press Conference includes Reva Datta, Dr. Vinod Bhatyal, Dr. Mehak Sasan, Amarjit Singh, Preeti Sharma, Paramjeet Kour, Jyoti Vaid, Jagpal Singh, Sahaila Sasan, Sakshi Gupta and Shashi Sharma.
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