A Jammu and Kashmir BJP chief urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to make crucial preparations for rescuing Sikh households from Afghanistan amid an escalating scenario in that nation, and making certain their correct settlement in India. J&Ok BJP vice chairman Varinderjeet Singh additionally mentioned round 650 households belonging to the Sikh neighborhood are below “menace of persecution” because of the violence in Afghanistan.
The Taliban has been making speedy advances throughout Afghanistan by resorting to widespread violence since the US started withdrawing its troops from the nation on Could 1. The US has already pulled again nearly all of its forces and is seeking to full the drawdown by August 31.
Singh mentioned the minorities in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan have been focused repeatedly in the course of the previous so a few years and the respective governments in these three nations have by no means proven any concern in the direction of taking efficient steps for checking repetition of such incidents. He mentioned the BJP-led authorities below Prime Minister Modi introduced within the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) in 2019 with the only real goal of granting citizenship rights in India to the minorities of some nations. This, he mentioned, additionally consists of the Sikhs residing in Afghanistan.
“The time has come when the Union authorities needs to be sensible and make crucial preparations for rescuing Sikh households from Afghanistan, settle them gracefully in India and grant constitutional and authorized rights as loved by different residents of this nation,” Singh mentioned. He additionally demanded that the Union authorities ought to use its diplomatic channels to make sure security of the spiritual locations of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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