Sikh community members protest outside UN headquarters


New York: Several individuals from the Sikh people group held a dissent outside the UN home office in New York to raise their voice over the heightening pressures amongst India and Pakistan and its effect on the lives of the general population in Punjab.

The ‘Spare Punjab Rally’, composed on Tuesday by rights assemble Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) in a joint effort with social liberties gatherings and administration advisory groups of the Sikh sanctuaries crosswise over North America, likewise requested a choice in Punjab.

Amid the rally, held over the road from the UN base camp, the demonstrators, including a few expert Khalistan Sikhs, conveyed bulletins that read ‘Blacklist India’s Jingoistic War’ and ‘Bolster Punjab Referendum.’

SFJ likewise presented a report to authorities from Uruguay’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations. Uruguay is one of the 15 individuals from the Security Council and is because of hold the Presidency of the Council in January.

The report asserted that the heightening pressures amongst India and Pakistan is constraining a great many Sikh ranchers in Punjab to empty their homes, “transforming them into outcasts.” SFJ Legal Advisor said war is not an answer, including that a submission ought to be led in Punjab.

Freeze held the inhabitants of towns in numerous fringe areas of Punjab after reports of acceleration in strains amongst India and Pakistan spread, after a surgical strike by the armed force on dread platforms in Pakistan-possessed Kashmir on September 28.

Powers have likewise started emptying individuals living in the towns falling inside 10 kilometers of universal fringe. Heads of neighborhood gurdwaras, sanctuaries with the assistance of Sarpanches have requested that the general population clear at the most punctual in the light of heightening circumstance.

Punjab imparts a 553-km outskirt to Pakistan. It has six locale which lie near the global outskirt. There are nearly 135 towns which lie near the IB.