Jamshedpur , Jan. 4: The Sikh communtiy of the city joined hands to lodge protest against attack on Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. The community led by Sakchi Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee and Patna Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee executive Inderjeet Singh and Sikh leader Amarpreet Singh Kale handed separate memorandum addressed to PM. The incident has triggered protests among Sikhs in India.
On Friday, the Gurdwara was attacked by a huge Muslim mob while Sikh devotees were stuck inside the shrine.The mob that had gathered outside raised communal and hateful slogans against the minority community and pelted stones on the shrine, videos circulated on social media showed.
Meanwhile, Sikh Student Federation president Satnam Singh Gambhir has tweeted Pakistan PM Imran Khan to take immediate action against culprits.
The Nankana Saheb attack is violative of the 1955 Pant-Mirza Agreement under which India and Pakistan are obliged “to make every effort to ensure that the places of worship” visited by members of their countries “are properly maintained and their sanctity preserved.”
Kale strongly condemned the destruction and desecration of the holy shrine. He asked Pakistan to take immediate steps to ensure safety security and welfare of the Sikh community.
Inderjeet Singh said that the incident is an open declaration to convert all gurdwaras into mosques. (Pakistan Prime Minister) Imran Khan is silent on it. Sikhs will never be scared of such acts,” said Sirsa. “This shows and proves that Pakistan is a Muslim nation and has no value for minorities who live there. We will be forced to take revenge. We want Pakistan to stop such goons and demand action against them.”