Sikhs in Pakistan want Imran Khan government to tackle Lahore gurdwara row at its own level: PSGPC

Evacuee Trust Property Board secretary lodges police complaint against bid to defame Pakistan at international level

AMRITSAR: Sikhs in Pakistan want the Imran Khan government to deal with those staking claim over the historical Gurdwara Shaheedi Asthan in Lahore at its own level and restore confidence among minorities.

Days after a video clip showing two local men laying claim to the gurdwara and threatening to convert it into a mosque, the Sikh community in the neighbouring country said the Pakistan Government should act against the culprits at its own level...

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...“If we take action, it will damage the brotherhood of Sikhs and Muslims. Nor will it be a solution to the problem. I have raised this issue with the ETPB and other government departments. We want the government to tackle such issues at its level,” Satwant Singh said.

COMPLAINT LODGED WITH POLICE

Meanwhile, the ETPB, a Pakistan government body under which the PSGPC works, has lodged a complaint against Suhail Butt Attari, who is seen intimidating the Sikh community in Pakistan...

...‘VIDEO CLIP DAMAGING PAKISTAN’S IMAGE’

“The PSGPC is the only official representative regulatory body of the Pakistan Sikh community and is playing a vital role in the image building of Pakistan as a minority-loving country. After the success of the Kartarpur Corridor project and appreciation of Pakistan at the international level, multiple conspiracies of anti-state elements are being hatched to malign the country,” the complaint said...

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