Sikh Girl Forced Conversion In Pak: Harbhajan Singh Demands Action

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On alleged conversion of a Sikh girl at gunpoint in Pakistan, Harbhajan Singh appealed to Imran Khan and EAM Jaishankar to take action and said it must stop

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:

As the issue of the alleged conversion of a Sikh girl at gunpoint in Pakistan get bigger after Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Sirsa shared the video of her family member, Cricketer Harbhajan Singh said these things must stop and strict action must be taken. Harbhajan Singh also said that each and every religion is beutiful in its own way and no one should be forced to change their religion. He added that these things are decided by God and one should not try to imitate Him. He also tagged Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan adn External Affairs Minister of India Dr S Jaishankar, appelaing to them to take strict action.

In the video shared by the Akali Dal leader, two men says: "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 the man in the video who identified himself as Manmohan Singh. "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.  

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The abductee is the daughter of a granthi of Gurdwara in Nankana Sahib. Earlier in the day answering a query about alleged kidnapping and forced conversion of a minor Sikh girl of Nankana Sahib, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that India has from time to time raised the issue of treatment of minorities in Pakistan. "We have talked of harassment, violence, forced abduction, forced conversion, persecution of minorities. I feel that the minorities who are there, they have some obligations, which Pakistan should fulfill," he said.

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