Manjinder Singh Sirsa, the Akali Dal leader has appealed to the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to take action against the forceful conversion of an 18-year-old Sikh woman from the Nanaka Sahib city in Pakistan. Singh posted a video on Twitter on Thursday appealing to the Pakistan officials and the Prime Minister to look into the matter. He also said that many Sikhs living in Pakistan have spoken to him and are scared of the recent events.
We stand in solidarity with Sikh brothers in Pakistan who are there at Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib to support the demand of Sikh father whose daughter, Jagjit Kaur was forcefully converted to Islam. I appeal to Sikhs all across the world to stand against forced conversions in Pak pic.twitter.com/eA4tBhoRzZ— Manjinder S Sirsa (@mssirsa) August 30, 2019
The 18-year-old, daughter of a Sikh Priest living in Pakistan was allegedly abducted by local goons on the night of August 18 and was forced to convert to Islam. In a video, shared by Manjinder Sing Sirsa, the family has alleged that even after filing an FIR with the police no action was taken by them and if the girl doesn't return home soon the entire family will set themselves on fire.