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Pro-Khalistan groups hold demonstration outside UN headquarters

Members of Sikh rights groups and North American gurudwara committees urged the United Nations to support the “Punjab Independence Referendum” for a separate Sikh homeland of Khalistan.

punjab Updated: Aug 16, 2017 15:28 IST
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A delegation of Sikh activists submitted a report ‘A Case For Punjab Referendum 2020 - Sikhs Right to Self-Determination - Why and How?’.
A delegation of Sikh activists submitted a report ‘A Case For Punjab Referendum 2020 - Sikhs Right to Self-Determination - Why and How?’.(Representative image/HT File )
         

Pro-Khalistan groups have held a demonstration outside the UN headquarters calling on the world body to support a referendum for “self-determination”.

A delegation of Sikh activists also submitted to UN officials a report ‘A Case For Punjab Referendum 2020 - Sikhs Right to Self-Determination - Why and How?’.

The report by advocacy group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), addressed to secretary general Antonio Guterres, urged the UN to support the demand of Sikhs for holding a referendum in Punjab for “realisation of their right to self-determination”.

Members of Sikh rights groups and North American gurudwara committees urged the United Nations to support the “Punjab Independence Referendum” for a separate Sikh homeland of Khalistan.

First Published: Aug 16, 2017 15:27 IST

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