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SGPC President strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Gurdwara Karte Prawan in Kabul this morning.

AMRIK SINGH | June 18, 2022 04:43 PM

AMRITSAR: Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Gurdwara Karte Prawan in Kabul this morning.


He called on the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and External Affairs Minister .
He emailed Jaishankar urging him to take immediate concrete steps for the protection of the minority Sikhs living in Afghanistan and to intensify efforts to resettle them in India.


Advocate Dhami said that Sikhs in Afghanistan have been attacked many times before and the plight of Sikhs living there is on the rise, creating an atmosphere of anxiety and fear among Sikhs.


He said that Sikhs have made strenuous efforts for the progress and prosperity of the country in which they reside. The Sikhs have maintained the tradition of co-operating with everyone following the teachings of their Gurus.


Advocate Dhami,, said that there are many historical Gurdwaras in Afghanistan and Sikhs have been living there for centuries but some fanatics are targeting Sikhs by forgetting the history, traditions, customs and inspirations of the religion.


The SGPC President said that the entire Sikh community was concerned about the Sikhs living in Afghanistan and the governments should also take concrete steps for the protection of Sikhs. Advocate Dhami also called on the United Nations to take initiatives to ensure the safety of Sikhs in Afghanistan.

Meanwhile Mr Manjit Singh Bhoma General Secretary Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt) has also condemned the attack on Gurdwara in Afghanistan. and asked the Union government to take up matter with Afghanistan government and provide full security to minority community in Afghanistan.

 
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