Tarn Taran: Partap Singh Bajwa, MP, Rajya Sabha earlier today met with the family of the slain Shaurya Chakra awardee, Comrade Balwinder Singh Bhikhiwind. The MP offered his condolences to the family and promised his aid in ensuring that the perpetrators are brought to justice.
The MP also informed the family that he would be writing a letter to the President of India, regarding the crime. He also mentioned that as the only civilian family to have four members awarded the Shaurya Chakra by the Hon’ble President of India, they were national heroes and that their safety and security should have been under care by the Government of India.
Bajwa also called for a high level probe into the police department processes of declaring threat perceptions. The MP also stated that any officer found in dereliction of duty should be prosecuted criminally as well receive administration sanction for their actions. Partap Singh Bajwa lastly stated that he hoped that the Government of India would ensure adequate security arrangements for all families who received medals of valour from Government of India.