New Delhi. In the Canadian city of Brampton, supporters of Khalistan staged a 5 kilometer long parade, in which the scene of the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was shown. On the other hand, the Canadian High Commissioner expressed strong opposition to the incident. On Thursday, Canadian High Commissioner Cameron Mackay was shocked by the incident and said there is no place in his country for the glorification of hate or violence. He said he “categorically condemns” it. The Canadian High Commissioner’s remarks came after a video surfaced on social media showing a boat depicting the assassination of the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
The parade would have been organized on June 4
The float is believed to have been part of a 5km parade organized by Khalistan supporters in Brampton, Canada. Reports say the parade took place on June 4, two days before the 39th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. Although News84Media has not independently verified the authenticity of this video. After the clip went viral, people on social media reacted and condemned the march.
Anniversary of Operation Blue Star celebrated
Let us tell you that Operation Bluestar was a military operation launched in 1984 to drive out the Golden Temple militants. Indira Gandhi’s grandson, Rahul Gandhi, was recently heckled by a group of Khalistan supporters during his visit to the United States. Rahul Gandhi was speaking at a ‘Mohabbat Ki Dukan’ event organized by the Indian Overseas Congress USA in Santa Clara when some in the audience began hurling slogans against him and the Gandhi family in relation to the anti riots. -sikhs of 1984.
Slogans raised at Rahul Gandhi meeting
In response to the slogans, an unfazed Gandhi smiled and said, “Welcome, welcome… shop of love in the market of hate.” Please say that on June 6, the 39th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, pro-Khalistan slogans were also shouted by supporters and activists of radical Sikh organizations in the Golden Temple complex. Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) workers under the leadership of MP Simranjit Singh Mann and his colleague former MP Dhyan Singh Mand waved Khalistan Zindabad slogans on Akal Takht, Mann was also present at the scene.
Slogans were raised in support of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale
Activists from the hardline Sikh group Dal Khalsa were seen carrying placards with pictures of slain militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and brandishing pro-Khalistan slogans. Hundreds of young Sikhs led by Dal Khalsa carried Khalistan flags and photographs of the damaged Akal Takht.
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FIRST POST: June 08, 2023, 2:15 PM IST