A Sikh body, All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) has approached Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh against upcoming serial ‘Gurbani’.
S. Satnam Singh Gambhir, President of AISSF Jharkhand (Bihar) Unit, has written a letter to Giani Gurbachan Singh drawing his attention to the upcoming serial ‘Gurbani’, that is scheduled to begin from Monday 18th March on Colors.
The body object the title name ‘Gurbani’ which it denotes the sacred Sikh scripture. Gurbani means the Words of the Guru and Sikhs have utmost respect for the Gurbani.
The letter addressed to Giani Gurbachan Singh states: “upcoming serial ‘Gurbani’ is produced by Damini K. Shetti and this serial is said to be based on the plight of thousands deserted brides of Punjab who were married to Non Resident Indians (NRIs).
“Whether only, Sikhs are NRIs? If no, then why this serial is made only on Sikhs and why it is titled as Gurbani?” Gambhir asked.
“It is a conspiracy to distort the image of the Sikhs he has stated in his letter, while adding that a game was being played with the Sikh sentiments”.
Satnam Singh Gambhir has requested Giani Gurbachan Singh to pressurise producer of the serial, as well as the censor board, to change the title of the serial.