Punjab CM and Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday reacted to the abduction and forced conversion of Sikh woman in Pakistan. After it was reported that a Sikh woman was kidnapped and forced to convert by local Muslim gang in the neighbouring nation, Singh also tweeted about the matter. He posted the video of the family of the Sikh girl's appeal to Imran Khan and Indian EAM S Jaishankar to take up the matter. Captain Amarinder Singh also appealed to the Pakistan PM and S Jaishankar.
Shocking incident of a Sikh girl being kidnapped & forced to convert to Islam in Nankana Sahib, Pakistan. Call upon @ImranKhanPTI to take firm and immediate action against the perpetrators. Request @DrSJaishankar to strongly take up the issue with his counterpart at the earliest. pic.twitter.com/hpHvD9kkEJ— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) August 30, 2019
Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Sirsa on Thursday shared a video where a Sikh family alleged their relative, an 18-year old woman, was abducted and forcefully converted into Islam. The family sought help from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over the matter. The family has alleged that she was converted by coercion. They said that she was threatened that her brothers and father would be shot if she did not convert to Islam.
"The woman who was abducted yesterday is my sister she was threatened that her brothers and father would be shot if she did not accept Islam," said one of the brothers who identified himself as Manmohan Singh in the video. "I request Imran Khan and Army Chief of Pakistan (Qamar Javed) Bajwa to help us in bringing the girl back so that it does not backfire on them on the Kartarpur and Kashmir issues," he added. Sirsa posted the video on Twitter and appealed to Pakistani Sikhs to seek help from Imran Khan. He also urged PM Narendra Modi and EAM Dr S Jaishankar to raise this issue at global level Sikhs were angered over forced conversions in Pakistan and threatened the religion.
Sikhs of Pakistan seek help from @ImranKhanPTI— Manjinder S Sirsa (@mssirsa) August 29, 2019
I urge @narendramodi Ji & @DrSJaishankar Ji to raise this issue at global level bcos forced conversions happening in Pakistan have angered all the Sikhs
This issue must be taken up at @UN as it threatens Sikhs freedom of religion pic.twitter.com/lsDsKg4ZHZ