Sikhs Protest In Peshawar Against Blasphemy In Indian Punjab

Sikhs Protest In Peshawar Against Blasphemy In Indian Punjab |

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]ESHAWAR – Taking offence of blasphemy in Indian Punjab, Sikh community protested outside press club in Peshawar.

The protesters, led by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khan Khattak’s advisor Sardar Suran Singh gathered outside the press club and blocked the road.

The irked Sikhs raised slogans against Indian government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A mannequin representing Modi was set ablaze. The protesters said that no community other than Hindus is safe in India.

Pakistani Sikhs have demanded Modi to resign. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) MPA, Suran vowed to raise voice against violence and extremism in India on government level. The enraged Sikhs called for protective measures for people endorsing faiths in India other than Hinduism.

On October 19 in Lahore, Sikhs held a meeting in a local gurdawara and vowed to boycott relations with India until the alleged culprit who desecrated the holy book is arrested. The meeting was attended by Evacuee Trust Property Board’s Chairman Siddiqueul Farooq.

The participants agreed to the resolution moved in the Punjab Assembly against the sacrilege.


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