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  1. I subscribed to Redditt recently and came across some sub-reddits from India. This one in particular has a lot of hate and nonsense written in it: https://www.reddit.com/r/IndiaSpeaks/ It is deeply disturbing to see how many users there are in the forums which are spewing lies and fabrications about Sikhi (ex. Sikhs are snatani, Sikh Guru's worshipped Hindu gods and goddesses, british came up with 5 Kakkars, Sikhs are really Hindus etc.), about Punjabi history from 1947-onwards and how anyone speaking about any issue in Punjab (water-riparian rights, drug issue, language rights, nation within a nation status - or anything related to the Anandpur Sahib Resolution) is a 'Khalistani terrorist' without any consideration for factual historical events----rather they gaslight on false narratives like how Sikhs massacred thousands of Hindus in the 80s??? which never happened etc. There are so many people on these forums, that even when you try to set the facts straight with them with evidence, they swarm you like hyenas with more lies, insults and gaslighting... You try to report these users to the Reddit Moderators and nothing happens... It's clear the indian state apparatus is somehow making these groups untouchable for spreading disinformation, and hate and threats... It seems like they are taking their propaganda campaign global with how they are targeting Sikhs in the diaspora, and using their sleepers in Governments across the world to promote this anti-Sikh, false 'Khalistani' narrative... (ex. I wonder what can be done to effectively counter this? The state apparatus in india is an extremist organization spewing hate, and setting up conditions for something which seems like a Rwanda 2.0 (embed hatred for minorities to the point where it may tip over and result in severe communal violence). You can look at Jewish and Ismaili communities, who are a minority, however have insulated themselves from being targets to an extent (granted Jewish synagogues are regular targets for shootings and stabbings by extremists) There must be a method to how they do this. Any thoughts on what the most effective way would be to set the record straight and counter the disinformation being peddled? 1 billion+ people is a lot of people to wake up to the truth, and they seem to be happy in their hate filled echo chamber. (They are immigrating in mass all over the world, bringing this hatred with them - it will only be a matter of time before they overtake the Sikh diaspora in sheer numbers, and influence in local governments, and start to harm Sikhs by virtue of power and influence)
  2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-59856628 India PM Narendra Modi trapped on Punjab flyover in security breach Published 2 hours ago Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trapped on a flyover for 20 minutes by protesters in Punjab in what is being reported as a serious security lapse. They were demanding the resignation of a cabinet minister whose son has been accused over the deaths of farmers. "This was a major lapse in the security of the PM," a statement from the federal home ministry said. Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said there had been no security lapse on the part of his government. "We had asked them [Prime Minister's office] to discontinue the visit due to bad weather and protests. We had no information of [the] sudden change in route. There was no security lapse during the PM's visit," Mr Channi told the media on Wednesday. Mr Modi arrived at Bhatinda airport on Wednesday morning, and was supposed to fly to the National Martyrs' Memorial and later to the rally in a helicopter. But the trip was delayed by bad weather, and the convoy finally went by road when visibility did not improve. It got stuck some 30km (18 miles) from the memorial. Mr Modi was also scheduled to address a rally in the city of Ferozepur, ahead of state elections. But the home ministry said the prime minister's convoy returned to the airport due to the security lapse. "I express regret that PM Modi had to return during his visit to Ferozepur. We respect our prime minister," Mr Channi said. The home ministry said it has sought a detailed report from Punjab government on the "serious security lapse". "As per procedure, they have to make necessary arrangements for logistics, security as well as keep a contingency plan ready," it said. Mr Channi said his government will inquire into the matter if they found any evidence of a security lapse. He also said they had convinced some protesting farmers the previous night to end their agitation but others had gathered "suddenly" in Ferozepur. The protesters were demanding the resignation of junior home minister Ajay Mishra, whose son has been accused in an incident that left eight people dead in October. A car linked to Mr Mishra had ploughed into protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh state, killing four men. Farmers alleged that the son, Ashish Mishra, was behind the attack, but the Mishras deny the allegation.
  3. https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/amritsar/sgpc-blames-up-govt-for-distortion-of-sikh-history-demands-ban-on-booklet-modi-vishwanath-dham-booklet-7677229/ SGPC blames UP govt for distortion of Sikh history, demands ban on booklet released by PM Modi ? SGPC media secretary Kulwinder Singh Ramdas said the history of Sikh faith has been distorted and misrepresented by relating it to Kashi. By: Express News Service | Amritsar | Updated: December 17, 2021 12:25:04 pm The Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the Vishwanath Dham Corridor in Varanasi. (PTI Photo) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has condemned the release of a booklet entitled ‘Sri Kashi Vishwanath Dham Ka Gauravshali Itihas’ by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the Vishwanath Dham Corridor and demanded a complete ban on it. In a press statement, SGPC media secretary Kulwinder Singh Ramdas said that during the inauguration of Vishwanath Dham Corridor, a booklet entitled ‘Sri Kashi Vishwanath Dham Ka Gauravshali Itihas’ was released and distributed as ‘Parsad’ in a large number by the Uttar Pradesh government, in which the history of Sikh faith has been distorted and misrepresented by relating it to Kashi. “The booklet states that the Panj Piaras (five beloved ones) through whom the Khalsa Panth was founded by Guru Gobind Singh (10th Guru) were first sent to Kashi, so that they may attain the full knowledge of the Sanatan Dharm and be ready for its protection. The booklet also states that Sikh faith was established to protect the Sanatan Dharm from the Mughals. Both these statements are devoid of facts, with illusory intentions and lack of knowledge about the mission of the Sikh faith,” said Ramdas. He said, “In fact, Khalsa Panth was formed to protect religious values and human rights against oppression, tyranny and injustice and not to protect the Sanatan Dharm. Secondly, the five Sikhs sent to Kashi are totally different from the Panj Piaras who offered heads at the time of the formation of the Khalsa at Sri Anandpur Sahib.” “The factual information about the Sikh history related to Kashi is that, at Paonta Sahib, when Pandit Raghunath refused to teach Dev Bhasha Sanskrit to some Sikh students belonging to so-called Shudra class, Guru Gobind Singh had then sent five Sikhs belonging to different castes to Kashi with the purpose of learning Sanskrit language and not for the purpose of taking knowledge of Sanatan Dharm. The five Sikhs sent to Kashi have no connection with the Panj Piaras (Bhai Daya Singh, Bhai Dharam Singh, Bhai Himmat Singh, Bhai Mohkam Singh and Bhai Sahib Singh) who offered their heads at the time of Khalsa formation,” Ramdas said.
  4. “Resign Modi”: Independence Day banner dropped from London’s Westminster On the occasion of Indian Independence Day, a group of diaspora Indian activists in the United Kingdom dropped a banner from London's Westminster Bridge, demanding Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation. They listed several reasons for their opposition to the Modi government in a press release, including calls for religious genocide, India's "settler colonialism" in Kashmir, agricultural corporatisation, and the government's mishandling of the second wave of COVID-19, among others. The group also held a candlelight vigil outside the Indian High Commission in the UK. The press release issued by the group is pasted below. PRESS RELEASE 15th August 2021, London https://caravanmagazine.in/noticeboard/resign-modi-independence-day-banner-dropped-from-london-westminster-bridge DIASPORA MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF INDIA IN THE UK DEMAND ‘RESIGN MODI’ WITH DRAMATIC INDEPENDENCE DAY BANNER DROP FROM LONDON’S WESTMINSTER BRIDGE! As dawn broke in London today, members of the diaspora and friends of India in the UK dropped a huge banner reading ‘Resign Modi’ from London’s iconic Westminster Bridge. En route to the bridge, the participants had held a candlelight vigil outside the Indian High Commission to remember all the victims of the Modi regime. One of the organisers, Mukti Shah from South Asia Solidarity Group, explained the reasons for the action: “As India’s 75th Independence Day dawns, the country’s secular Constitution lies in tatters. Communal and caste violence stalk the land. Thousands of political prisoners languish in Covid-infected prisons, and hundreds of thousands of people are grieving the loss of their loved ones as a result of the callous negligence and mismanagement of the Coronavirus crisis. We, a group of diaspora members and friends standing in solidarity with the people of India, are demanding the resignation of Narendra Modi, the chief architect of this violence, injustice and criminal negligence”. A statement released at the time of the banner drop identifies ten specific reasons for the call for Modi’s resignation: 1. Calls for genocide of Muslims and normalization of mob lynching and pogroms Calls for the genocide of Muslims are being made openly at rallies in the national capital and elsewhere in the country by people who belong to Hindu supremacist terror groups. Far from investigating these groups and dismantling them, these incidents are being brushed aside as part of ‘normal life’. This follows on from the gradual normalization of horrific violence against Muslims since Modi came to power in 2014. Mob lynching, pogroms and police attacks on Muslim neighborhoods are now common occurrences. This normalization, together with the fact that Modi has never apologized for the Gujarat massacres of 2002, which happened under his watch as Chief Minister, suggest that India is being prepared by Modi for another large-scale genocidal attack on Muslims. It must never be allowed to happen again! MODI MUST RESIGN! 2. Rapes and murders of Dalit women and girls The ever-present violence against Dalits has increased several-fold under Narendra Modi, with Dalit women and girls being gang-raped and murdered by oppressor-caste men who are shielded by ruling BJP governments at state and central level. The Hathras gang rape and murder is well-known. Similar cases are widespread and every day brings fresh horrors. Most recently a nine year old Dalit girl was raped and murdered by a crematorium priest in Delhi who then tried to burn her body. The Prime Minister has remained silent in the face of such unspeakable violence and Brahmanical misogyny. MODI MUST RESIGN! 3. The corporate takeover of agriculture The Modi regime has passed three Farm Laws which facilitate a handover of the entire agricultural sector to his corporate cronies Gautam Adani and Mukesh Ambani. This corporatisation will push India’s already impoverished farmers into destitution and landlessness. The country’s food self-sufficiency will be destroyed, deepening hunger. A massive farmers’ movement has arisen to challenge these laws and has been at the doorstep of the capital since November last year. Modi has consistently ignored the voices of this key section of India’s working people. MODI MUST RESIGN! 4. Incarceration of dissenters and human rights defenders The Modi regime has imprisoned thousands of people whose only ‘crime’ has been to dissent, to advocate for the most marginalised and oppressed groups, or to take part in nonviolent protests, under draconian laws like the UAPA. Elderly and vulnerable academics and lawyers, students and young activists, including thousands of Adivasi youth, are locked up in overcrowded and unhygienic conditions in the middle of a pandemic. Their lives are at extreme risk. Some have already been infected with the virus and are being denied treatment, or only provided treatment after enormous pressure from their friends and families. Others, like Father Stan Swamy, an 84-year-old Jesuit priest who suffered from Parkinson’s Disease and was denied even some of his most basic needs, have already died – murdered in custody by the Modi regime. MODI MUST RESIGN! 5. Settler colonialism in Kashmir Kashmiris have suffered decades of intense militarisation, grave human rights abuses and the denial of their right to self-determination. Under Narendra Modi, India’s relationship with Kashmir has entered a new phase of occupation similar to Israel's settler colonialism. The abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, 2019, in violation of both India’s Constitution and International Law, has been followed by two years of brutal lockdowns, curfews, mass imprisonment and the longest ever internet and communication blockade in the history of any democracy. Underlying this are the Modi regime’s plans for demographic changes, corporate plunder, and ecological destruction in Kashmir. MODI MUST RESIGN! 6. Modi’s Nuremberg Laws The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), brought by the Modi regime is an attack on the very basis of Indian citizenship. It allows migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan to become Indian citizens provided they are Hindu, Sikh, Parsi, Jain, or Christian. By explicitly linking Indian citizenship with religious affiliation, and conspicuously excluding Muslims, the CAA violates India’s secular Constitution and seeks to build a legal foundation for the BJP’s stated dream of creating a fascistic Hindu state. Combined with the National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR), the new citizenship rules will result in the potential disenfranchisement of India’s 200 million Muslims. Meanwhile BJP-ruled states have introduced so-called ‘Love jihad’ laws seeking to outlaw interfaith relationships. All of these laws have a striking similarity to the Nazis’ Nuremberg laws. MODI MUST RESIGN! 7. Modi’s environmental crimes India is the world’s fourth-worst country in the Environmental Performance Index. While the global climate crisis intensifies, Modi stands guilty of major environmental crimes. He has granted mining and infrastructural projects unprecedented access to forests, land and water and is auctioning off massive coal fields for commercial mining by his capitalist cronies including the notorious Gautam Adani! MODI MUST RESIGN! 8. Violation of the democratic electoral process No election held since Narendra Modi came to power has been free and fair. Elections have been occasions for scapegoating Muslims, tampering with ballot boxes and EVMs and more recently for lethal violence. In the West Bengal assembly elections earlier this year, armed police controlled by the Central government sprayed bullets on people queueing to vote – killing four and injuring many others. This is the state of India’s ‘democracy’ under the Modi regime! MODI MUST RESIGN! 9. Criminal mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic Last, but certainly not least, Modi is responsible for the enormous and preventable death toll from Covid-19. The initial lockdown at four hour’s notice led to acute distress and an unknown number of deaths for hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who were left stranded in cities far away from their homes with no means of sustenance and forced to walk home. More recently the second wave of Covid -19 has devastated the country with an estimated four million deaths. This is a result of Modi’s callous negligence and gross incompetence, including the sanctioning of ‘superspreader’ events such as the Kumbh Mela and his own party’s mass roadshows during the West Bengal elections, and the prioritizing of ‘superprofits’ from vaccines by his corporate cronies. Modi has demonstrated that for him, consolidating power is more important than saving lives. These are crimes against humanity! MODI MUST RESIGN! 10. Far-right Hindu supremacists in the UK do not speak for us! Currently the right-wing UK government ministers Priti Patel, Rishi Sunak and Alok Sharma are all acolytes of Modi, and the HSS (the international wing of the openly fascist RSS, of which Modi is a lifelong member) and other Hindu-supremacist organisations are actively spreading hate in the UK. They claim Modi has the support of the diaspora. But they do not speak in our name. MODI MUST RESIGN! ENDS
  5. Modi has made a misleading statement on guru gobind singh Ji maharaj writing a Granth called gobind Ramayan. Bhai Mand Singh has asked modi within 15 days for this bogus statement made. https://www.sikh24.com/2020/08/13/gobind-ramayan-sikhs-stage-protest-against-narendra-modi-for-misleading-remarks/#.Xzxzj8rTWhB
  6. Found it ? I remembered something I wrote here 6 years ago warning everyone about a new style of divisive politics that would soon be coming our way. At that time (end of 2014) I said politicians would appear who would do and say a serious of crazy, unbelievable seemingly contradictory things that on the face of it would seem illogical but the intent would be to confuse and divide. For a while now I've been looking for that thread. At that time, I stated that the new style owes it's origins to the world of art, specifically the Russian Vladislav Surkov who went from art to politics as Putin's advisor and took his 'deconstruction' theories with him. The style has of course since then taken on a life of it's own away from art deconstruction theories with Trump and Modi taking the style to a whole new level. What recent events have shown us though is that although this politics of bat-$h1t crazyness is 99% successfull in what it seeks to do there is in the end always one thing....usually a seemingly small and insignificant thing....that causes it's downfall. With Trump we saw how he could lock children in cages and rip babies from their mothers and it didn't make any difference but in the end a flu type virus brought him to an end. With Modi we saw how he was able to steam-roll reforms against all sectors of society and with a stroke of a pen introduce Nazi type policies against his Muslim subjects at will but in the end it was farmers from Punjab who put a stop to him. 6 years ago I told you what was around the corner. Finally found that thread. Below is a link to that thread and also a snippet of what I said back then: Ghar Wapsi In Punjab - Page 3 - WHAT'S HAPPENING? - SIKH SANGAT Posted January 7, 2015 Collectively,we're not well-read and intellectual enough to understand how Putin's new idea of politics by confusion is being embraced by organisations all over the world, incuding our own UK govt. In Russia, the way Putin did it was by actively supporting, both in principle and financially, a cross-section of groups totally at odds with each other such as neo-nazi skinheads AND anti-racism groups. The idea is that you make a series of contradictory statements...do a series of contradictory things thus ensuring your enemy is in such a constant state of confusion that he no longer knows who his enemies are, thus rendering him ineffective as an opponent. This is exactly what the right wing Hindu groups in Punjab, such as the RSS have done over the last couple of weeks. They've been doing things on behalf of Sikhs...and for the benefit of Sikhism....such as converting chrstians back to Sikhism not because they are nice people. Its because they are probably 2 or 3 steps intellectually ahead of us. Let me eplain, this new 'Putin' way is spreading like wildfire across the globe. Governments and institutions (like the Hindu RSS) are embracing it fully. The beauty of it, from their point of view, is that it leaves those on the receiving end of it (as this thread demonstrates : us) so confused it (we) no longer can the good guys be distinguished from the bad guys. To find the beauty in it you have to look into the world of art, specificaly Putin's main political advisor Vladislav Surkov. Surkov came to Putin from the world of art, and he used deconstruction art principles in politics. In other worlds, he created unreal realities or real unrealities ....where good can be bad and bad can be good...so people won't even see or notice the bad things you do because you ensure their minds are permanently focussed on the good. So, no matter what you do, you will always be seen as good.
  7. disturbing news coming out of himachal, UP and Haryana : https://www.facebook.com/akaalchannel770/videos/312170260048467
  8. VID-20190813-WA0003.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0004.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0001.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0012.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0012.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0002.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0013.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0005.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0006.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0007.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0010.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0011.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0008.mp4 VID-20190813-WA0009.mp4 these ppl aint safe there. n its only gna get worse nw modis been reelected for anotha 5 yrs. weve seen it wiv our own bk home n across 'india'. j&k will be nxt. then theres afghanistan wiv bomb attacks there a yr ago, slavery in the emirates, farmers in italy etc. the list goes on n on. we knw muslims r more violent n extreme in their intolerance. they r a different breed. we knw the beheadings, immolations etc but will hindus ever look to go the same way over time if this govt. ideology becomes strong enough n leaves a legacy over time or will these fleeting shows of unreknowned nationalist pride, strength, bravery etc last only as long as modi is there? this pro hindutva, anti minority rhetoric has galvanised the uneducated masses who cnt n wont c the real oppression is on em. VID-20190813-WA0009.mp4
  9. Absolutely shameless and disgusting video. This is "modern" India. Don't be under the delusion that this doesn't happen in Punjab. Just shows how backwards society in that country is Modis Incredible India VID-20190602-WA0009.mp4
  10. PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO BEFORE YOU READ MY RESPONSE: MY RESPONSE: Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh! The image of Sikhs is being deliberately tarnished by the Indian governments influence. The government is mad that Sikhs are starting to gain power outside India and want to do everything they can to keep us under their control. This idea of "Sikh Extremism" is so overblown, there was a recent study in the UK which showed that Sikh Extremism isnt even a threat. The concept of "Khalistan", a nation run on Sikh values by Sikhs, isnt something thats "extreme", its a very reasonable thing for a community to work towards, and even the Guru himself told Sikhs to be sovereign and remain independent. Even if we go back to the 1800's in Maharaja Ranjit Singhs Sikh Kingdom, we can see a liberal and secular society were minorities are accepted, and there wasn't even any death penalty. This is just a small taste of what Sikhs can contribute to the world. On the topic of Jagmeet Singh, its obvious that the Indian government wants to destroy the reputation of this Amritdhari Sikh who is allways try to push to have the 1984 Sikh Genocide officially recognized. Jagmeet Singh represents the next generation of Sikh politicians, and is seen as a role model in the Sikh youth. The Indian government is throwing false accusations at him, denied his visa, spread a lot of fake news, and they are trying to do everything they can to stop a decent minded Sikh from becoming elected, just look at the drama they caused in India when the Canadian PM visited, or the non stop hit pieces and character assassinations they do. When it comes to Baba Jarnail Singh Bhinranwale, there is proof that the Indian government pre-planned the attack on Darbar Sahib, and were planing it even before Bhindranwale entered Akal Takth. During their genocide, they attacked multiple Gurdwara's. and even destroyed the Sikh Reference Library and stole so many precious Sikh texts, some even written by the Gurus themselves. To this day the government refuses to apologize for its instigation's on genocide, and still refuses to at least give back the stolen Sikh texts. Its so obvious the 1984 genocide was engineered to destroy Sikhi.
  11. This is a site does not reflect the Sikh on the ground.Middle-class views The Canadian prime minister gets slaughtered by Modi responsible genocide in Gujarat.No response only topic how should I pray with my bottom up or the window open
  12. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/india-sikh-justin-trudeau-separatism-canada-foreign-policy-a8223641.html The problem is that the Indian elite sees any demand by Sikhs for justice over the anti-Sikh pogroms in 1984 as a sign of separatism Sunny Hundal Justin Trudeau was greeted by a junior agricultural minister when he arrived in India Reuters It was meant to be a pleasant diplomatic trip with little on the agenda. A tour, a few photos, trips to the Taj Mahal and the Golden Temple. The usual. But even before Justin Trudeautouched down in India this week, the cold wind had started blowing in. The Prime Minister of India wouldn’t greet him at the airport as he has other leaders. Narendra Modi didn’t even bother sending out a welcoming tweet. Officials denied it but the word “snub” was all over the Indian press. Why have relations between India and Canada suddenly turned chilly? Blame the Sikh diaspora. The Indian government says it is concerned Trudeau is too close to Sikh separatists and their growing influence poses a threat to India’s unity. A lot of these claims are hyperbole, but they reveal a broader concern among India’s elite. Their concern is more than just about Canada. What really worries the Indian government is the prospect of Sikhs in Britain, Canada and the US getting into positions of power and challenging the abuse of Sikh civil rights in India. The Indian government mentions the revival of Sikh militancy in India too, but it is highly exaggerated. Among Indian elites there is palpable concern that Western foreign policy towards India will increasinglybe shaped by Sikhs willing to challenge its interests. Hence the alarmist talk about Sikh separatism. But the political environment is changing. There are roughly half a million Sikhs in Britain, Canada and the US each. Canadians elected 20 Sikh MPs in 2015, the highest number ever. There are four Sikh cabinet ministers including Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, and the unofficial leader of the opposition party NDP, Jagmeet Singh, is also a Sikh. In Britain two visibly Sikh MPs were elected just last year and both have embraced Sikh issues with gusto. American Sikhs are a much smaller proportion of the population, but most of them are concentrated in California and many are working to mobilise them too. It’s merely a matter of time before American Sikhs become more politically prominent too. These elected officials are far from Sikh separatists. Trudeau’s ministers are proud Canadian citizens who serve their own country. None has called for an independent Sikh state, let alone agitated for one. So why the accusations? Sikh separatists exist; there is little doubt about that. Nor is there any doubt about their antagonism towards India (which I do not share). In recent weeks, over a hundred Sikh gurdwaras in the West have explicitly banned Indian officials on government business, claiming internal interference and citing the arrest of British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal. But the popularity of a Sikh state is much exaggerated, not just by the Indian establishment but separatists themselves. The problem is this: Indian elite sees any demand by Sikhs for justice over the anti-Sikh pogroms in 1984 as a sign of separatism. Last year Ontario’s state parliament passed a motion describing the events of 1984 as a “genocide” against Sikhs. The Indian media, which largely prefers the term “riots” (as a way to continue the pretence that both Sikhs and Hindus were to blame), cited the motion as proof that Sikh separatism was growing in Canada. But if raising awareness of human rights abuses is a sign of separatism, India may as well condemn all Sikhs. I have no desire to see an independent Khalistan – the name and the objective of the Sikh nationalist movement. Yet coming from a Sikh family I’m painfully aware of what hundreds of thousands of Sikhs went through in 1984 and afterwards. The Indian government is shooting itself in the foot. Younger diaspora Sikhs are more attached to their religious identity than their parents and are more willing to speak out. But neither of India’s major parties will openly admit that Sikhs were systematically targeted in 1984, let alone deliver justice 30 years later. They prefer living in denial, thus fanning the flames of anger and giving further ammunition to separatists. If the government went further in assuaging anger over 1984 it would easily undercut the Sikh separatists’ narrative. Most Sikhs call for a Khalistan not because they want to live in a theocracy but because they want a state where their Sikh brethren are treated equally and with dignity. They want a state that will protect Sikhs, not cover up thousands of extrajudicial killings. Instead India is going in the opposite direction: the rise of the Hindu nationalist Hindutva movement has minorities more concerned about their safety than ever before. Justin Trudeau won’t leave India feeling dejected or snubbed – au contraire, his main aim was to learn more about the background of Canadian Sikhs. The rise of Jagmeet Singh is a bigger concern for the Canadian PM than the Indian media. Instead it is India that has lost out from this cackhanded diplomacy. It could have used this opportunity to mend fences with Sikhs and grow trade with Canada but it has done neither
  13. Justin Trudeau has been snubbed by the senior members of the Modi BJP Government. In fact this stretches to not just the Political Party but also to the Indian Media. No senior officials have welcomed or accompanied Trudeau during his tour of Gujarat or Agra. Amritsar on the other hand has shown great hospitality to Trudeau with the SGPC, Akali Dal and Congress senior Politicians all eagerly greeting him and his family to the city and Darbar Sahib. The treatments of Trudeau is all very public and the questions of ‘Khalistan’ and the Canadian stance on the subject is all over the news now. Even Captain Arminder couldn’t resist bringing up the subject in his brief meeting at the Taj hotel today. He also had the nerve to accuse Canadian Sikhs of financing militancy in Punjab and directing targeted assassinations. Modi is scheduled to meet Justin Trudeau during the week and we can all expect to hear the same sound bites. Will Sikhs in Canada be sacrificed for trade between the two countries and what will Justin Trudeau make of his trip to India?
  14. What are your thoughts on this recent article? https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/sikh-separatists-in-canada-drawing-ire-in-indian-media-before-trudeau-visit-1.3792889 Here are my thoughts: You know you are on the wrong side of history, when you attack freedom of speech. "Sikh relgious sucessionism"? LoL! Have they ever read Sikh history or Gurbani? Its common sense to those who are educated on Sikhi that the Sikh Panth is meant to be distinct from others and be independent. The Khalsa is literally meant to be a sovereign army and institution all in one, that only answer's to the Guru, that by itself isnt legal in another country, and its a pretty obvious hint that the Guru clearly taught Sikhs to be independent, but of course. But of course all this means nothing becuase most "Sikhs" in India dont support it, which must mean its a radical idea, even if its backed up by history and bani... Of course its going to come up coincidentally when a Prime Minister visits India, what better time to attack Sikhs. One could make the argument that the Indian government lets Hindu right wing national movements flourish, and there's actually proof that India got a German official to spy on Sikhs. Or what about that time that that. If you wanna talk about state sponsored terrorism. there's a lot of accusations India has gotten, but the problem with them is that they dont care. Read article: German official charged with spying on Sikhs for India : https://www.thelocal.de/20160920/german-official-charged-with-spying-on-sikhs-for-india India State Sponsored Terrorism: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State-sponsored_terrorism#India Amarinder Sengh is a meme at this point, he will say anything to tarnish the reputations of Sikhs abroad. He is salty that international Sikhs are making it, and that him and his third world government are losing their power over the Sikh community. At this point, who cares what that ladoo has to say? its obvious hes doing this as part of his personal smear campaign.
  15. Just so people know where he stands on the current Indian establishment. Here's an old interview (2014) by Trump about India. Very interesting.
  16. https://m.facebook.com/Encounters-Collective-1548308148780353/ this page has got recordings of Malhi saying that Modi is good to talk to because he hasn't killed Sikhs and that going to Wembley party on his own was kirpa and for the Sikh prisoners. He tries to justify using his dastar as a photo object at the beck and call of his hindutva masters as well. Geezers sick in the head and represents us? Smh....
  17. PM underlines message of harmony on Guru Nanak Jayanti Guru Nanak Jayanti also known as Gurpurab & Prakash Utsav marks the birthday of the first Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Press Trust of India | New Delhi November 25, 2015 Last Updated at 16:00 IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Gurbani Recital on the occasion of the 547th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre in New Delhi. Photo: PTI On the occasion of Guru Nanak's birthday, Prime MinisterNarendra Modi today underlined the message of harmony and compassion propagated by the founder of Sikhism, a message that assumes significance in the midst of "intolerance" debate. "On Guru Nanak Jayanti, my greetings to everyone. Guru Nanak Dev's message of service, compassion and harmony inspire eternally," Modi tweeted. The Prime Minister's message assumes significance in view of the "intolerance" debate, which has been further fueled by film star Aamir Khan's remarks that he was "alarmed" by a number of incidences and his wife Kiran Rao had wondered if they should move out of India. Guru Nanak Jayanti also known as Gurpurab and Prakash Utsav marks the birthday of the first Sikh Guru Guru Nanak. It is one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhism and is celebrated by Hindus also with equal fervour.On Guru Nanak Jayanti, my greetings to everyone. Guru Nanak Dev's message of service, compassion & harmony inspire eternally. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 25, 2015
  18. As most of you are aware, a lavish welcome party is being prepared to welcome Modi to the UK, with 60,000 people expected in Wembley Stadium on 13th November. Sounds rather premature to celebrate a prime minister of a country whereby 50% still defecate in the open air and rape of women has become a hobby. However, if Modi's fan's feel they have something to celebrate, that's their business. BUT! Are you aware that 3 Labour MP's have pledged to donate their salary increase (£7,000) to help fund the welcome party? Stephen Pound (Ealing North), Keith Vaz (Leicester East) and Virender Sharma (Ealing Southall) have all pledged £7k each? It was reported that Seema Malhotra (Feltham Heston) was to also donate her salary increase but she has released a statement pledging to donate her salary increase to an apprenticeship scheme. If individuals wish to donate to the Modi welcome party, I don't have an issue. But a parliamentarian is paid from the public purse. I have an issue with this! This Modi frenzy is peculiar, especially from the Labour party. Modi has attacked worker's rights by reducing the Labour laws from 44 to 4 - I'm sure Jeremy Corbyn will have something to say about that. In Gujarat, inequality has increased under his chief ministership (although overall prosperity increased) - again, not something that will impress Labour (UK). Modi's former school of hard knocks, the RSS, have fascist and racist ideologies - something that should concern any parliamentarian, Labour or otherwise. If you live in Ealing North, Ealing Southall (at least 1/3 Sikh), or Leicester East - please take this up with your respective MP.
  19. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/modi-express-bus-launched-ahead-of-pm-narendra-modis-uk-visit/articleshow/49332445.cms
  20. (April 17, 2015)—Moninder Singh, a well-respected Sikh youth activist was arrested earlier today during a protest outside Ross Street Gurdwara in Vancouver. A number of Sikh youth, along with representative of various organizations arrived outside the Gurdwara to protest the arrival of Modi for his role in massacres of Muslims in Gujarat. Modi Government is also responsible for carrying out attacks on various other minorities in India. Jakara Movement, a Sikh Youth organization stated that Moninder Singh was arrested for exercising freedom of speech. Canadian police also threatened to arrest others who were at the Gurdwara. Moninder Singh was asked to leave by the police, however he refused and continued to protest peacefully when he was arrested. Sangat members were denied entry to the Gurdwara by the police. “We are being asked to leave the premises. We are denying, we are rejecting the police telling us to move. They are gearing up to push us out,” said a youth outside the Ross Street Gurdwara. Source http://www.sikh24.com/2015/04/17/breaking-canadian-police-arrests-sikh-youth-leader-during-peaceful-protest-against-narendra-modi/#.VTCkhPnF9K0 Extra videos from the Modi protest at Candian Gurdwara:https://www.youtube.com/user/jakara/videos
  21. ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕਾਖਾਲਸਾ॥ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂਜੀਕੀਫਤਿਹ॥ Visa Denial to Red Carpet for Narendra Modi - A downward shift in Canadian policy and ethics The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, played a decisive role to teach a lesson to the greater Muslim community during the anti Muslim riots in Gujrat in 2002. At that time a senior member of the Gujrat Intelligence Bureau Mr. Sanjiv Bhatt filed an affidavit that CM Modi told all authorities to allow the Hindu community to vent out their anger at the Muslim population. This all took place in a high profile security meeting. “A senior police officer's sworn statement to India's Supreme Court alleges that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi deliberately allowed anti-Muslim riots in the state” - BBC. This was one of the reasons that the Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act denied an entry visa to then Chief Minister of Gujrat Narendra Modi. So did the United States of America. Narendra Modi served in senior leadership of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, as he was part of the Sangh Privar (family) before entering politics. When Modi was elected Prime Minister of India, his crimes were wiped off. Ironically, the United States of America jumped first in queue to congratulate him and invite him to USA for a state visit. Niti Central, a liberal perspective of news wrote in August 2013 “Earlier this week, on July 30, news came in about a report by the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) which stated that the Gujarat Government had ‘prima facie’ discriminated against the 500-member Sikh community in Kutch. A Hindustan Times report quoted NCM member Ajaib Singh, a Sikh, as stating in his report that “Modi, who has the habit of terrorising the minorities in Gujarat, was in this case victimising the Sikh farmers.” Despite, his atrocious past, the Canadian Government has invited PM Narendra Modi on a state visit, and facilitated his social invasion of religious place i.e. Gurdwaras and Mandirs to accommodate Modi. This is a question that Canadians don`t ask today, the history will ask our Government in days to come that the intolerant Hindutava Movement was promoted by the Canadian Government. Hindutva is perceived by intellectuals as a threat to the stability of India due to their increasing influence and their religious fanaticism. The Government of Canada shall never trade human values with dollar values. There is no harm to stay the course with your values oppose to deal with oppressor, make money yet be flexible on human rights principles. Politics or Economy does not make Canada the best country in the World, our track record as a Human Rights defender has. How will the state visit of a known Human Rights violator fit in fabric of Canadian values? This is a question that begs an answer.
  22. 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Centre announces Rs 5L compensation to kin of 3325 victims Zee Media Bureau/Ritesh K Srivastava New Delhi: In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984. The order was passed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who took the decision after a high-level meeting where the issue of compensation to civilian victims of communal, terrorist or Naxal violence was discussed threadbare, a Home Ministry official said. Government also enhanced the compensation to civilian victims of communal, terrorist or Naxal violence from Rs three lakh to Rs five lakh. Till now the next of kin of persons killed or civilians who suffered permanent incapacitation as a result of such violence were paid Rs 3 lakh as per provisions of the Central Scheme for Assistance to Civilian Victims of Terrorist, Communal, Naxal violence since 2008. Assistance would be given to the surviving spouse in case of death or permanent incapacitation of the husband or the wife, as the case may be. However, if both the husband and the wife died in same incident of violence, the family would be entitled to get the assistance, in each case, the official said. Families of the victims would be eligible to get assistance under the scheme even if they have received any other assistance, by way of payment of ex-gratia or any other type of relief from the government or any other source except when a similar scheme is already being implemented by the Central government. Government had disbursed Rs 6.12 crore as compensation to civilian victims in 204 incidents of terrorist, communal and naxal violence in 2011-12 and Rs 3.99 crore to civilian victims in 133 such incidents in 2012-13. No reimbursement could be made to any civilian victims in incidents of terrorist, communal and Naxal violence during 2013-14 and 2014-15 (till July) as the state governments did not send the proposals. Nearly 3325 people were killed in the communal riots triggered by the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi in 1984 by her body guards. http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/1984-anti-sikh-riots-centre-announces-rs-5l-compensation-to-kin-of-3325-victims_1491630.html ਸਾਂਨੂੰ ਇਹਨਾਂ ਨੇ ਸੱਚੀ ਕੁੱਤਾ ਸਮਝਿਆ ਹੋਇਆ | ਪਹਿਰਾ ਦੇਣ ਵਾਲਾ ਕੁੱਤਾ, ਜਦੋਂ ਭੌਂਕੇ ਤਾਂ ਇੱਕ ਅੱਦਾ ਟੁੱਕੜ ਸੁੱਟ ਦਿਓ, ਬਾਕੀ ਸਮਾਂ ਆਪਣੇ ਘਰ ਦੀ ਇਹਨਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਰਾਖੀ ਕਰਾ ਛੱਡੋ | Its clear, they are not going to ever deliver justice, just throw alms at the Sikhs as if we are beggars/dogs.
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