Indian Sikh pilgrims incited by Pakistan on Khalistan

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The Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan was summoned today by India and a strong protest was lodged at attempts being made during the ongoing visit of the Sikh pilgrims from India to Pakistan to raise the issue of Khalistan or a separate Sikh country by making inflammatory statements and displaying posters at various places of pilgrims visit in Pakistan.

In a press note, the Ministry of External Affairs said:

“Pakistan was called upon to immediately stop all such activities that were aimed at undermining India’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and incitement of disharmony in India.

It was conveyed that such repeated attempts by authorities and entities in Pakistan to extend support to secessionist movements in India amount to interference in the internal affairs of India. Moreover, such incidents during the visit of the Indian pilgrims went against the spirit of the bilateral Protocol of 1974 governing the exchange of visits of pilgrims between the two countries.”

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