Bhai Gurbaksh singh is sitting on hunger strike until death since 14th November, 2013 for the release of Sikh prisoners in jails despite having completed their terms. Today is 35th day of his hunger strike, Doctors informed “health of Bhai Gurbaksh singh deteriorates to dangerous levels. He will survive for only for 3-4 days if he will not start taking liquids”. Many prominent personalities came and understand their demand of freedom of Sikh prisoners behind bars. Anupam Kher, actor; Gurdas Mann, singer; Bhagwant Mann, comedian; Bhai Ram Singh, head of Tamdami Taksal; Sant Ranjit S Dharianwale; Avtar S Makkar, President SGPC; Jathedar Gubachan singh, Head priest of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib; Shashi Kant, DGP; Pammi Bai, Singer and many others support their movement.
Everyday people from different parts of Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, U.P. is going to participate in movement started by Bhai Gurbaksh Singh ji for freedom of Sikh prisoners in jails not released even after serving full terms. Tomorrow i.e. 20th December, 2013 200 people from Delhi will also join the movement. In other countries i.e. Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, and Belgium Sikhs also protest to support the movement.
More than 500 Sikh organizations supporting the movement for release of Sikh prisoners languishing in jails. Group of Sikh organizations seeks U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions seeks intervention to secure the release of Sikh activists in India who are still detained even after the expiry of their prison term.
Bhai Gurbaksh Singh sends his last will to Sri Akal Takhat Sahib. His Last will is after demise, his body would be presented to Sri Akal Takhat Sahib. Sri Akal Takhat Sahib would have authority to donate his organs and body parts anywhere.