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US Sikh body asks New York Gurdwara to take action against those who manhandled Indian Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu

An American Sikh body has called on the New York Gurdwara to take strict action against those who misbehaved with India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu during his visit to the Hicksville Gurdwara in New York’s Long Island on Sunday on the occasion of Gurpurab. Was. According to PTI, in a statement issued on Monday, the Sikhs of America said that gurudwaras are places of worship and should be free from personal political views.

The organization condemned the scuffle and urged the temple management to take strict action against those involved. Sandhu was surrounded by Khalistani supporters who raised questions about Khalistani separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was killed in Canada in June this year, videos of the incident showed on social media. PTI said members of the Sikh community drove out the miscreants.

Jasdeep Singh Jassi, founder and president of Sikhs of America and its president, said, “We urge the management of Gurdwara Sahib to take strict action against these miscreants so that the peace-loving Sikh community in New York can freely visit the Gurdwaras without any fear or pressure.” Can come in.” Kanwaljit Singh Soni said in a joint statement quoted by PTI.

It said, “Sikhs of America, America’s leading Sikh organization, strongly condemns the insult to India’s Ambassador to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, by a Sikh devotee at a Gurdwara in Long Island, New York yesterday.”

In the video, the rioters almost pushed the messenger and kept saying, “You killed Nijjar”, “You conspired to kill Pannun”. The video of the incident, shared by BJP spokesperson RP Singh Khalsa, showed the Indian envoy surrounded by people at the gurudwara amid continuous shouting and screaming.

“Ambassador Sandhu went to the Gurdwara Sahib to offer prayers and the management of the Gurdwara Sahib honored him with Saropa Sahib. After that, a handful of miscreants tried to disrespect him and disturb the peace and sanctity of the Gurdwara Sahib. Gurdwaras are places of worship. And they should.” Stay free from personal politics, BJP spokesperson said on Twitter of.”



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