Mahatma Gandhi’s statue defaced in US by Khalistanis in protest against farm laws
Members of Khalistani separatists desecrated the statue of Mahatma Gandhi during a protest in US' Washington in support of farmers who are protesting against the recently enacted agri laws in India. Posters and banners were seen pasted or propped up against the statue and a yellow flag was sighted draped over it. Some people were also seen waving 'Khalistani' flags and raising pro-Khalistan slogans. The Indian Embassy condemned the 'mischievous act' by hooligans which it said 'masqueraded as protesters'. “The statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza in front of the Embassy was defaced by Khalistani elements on 12 December 2020. The Embassy strongly condemns this mischievous act by hooligans masquerading as protesters against the universally respected icon of peace and justice,” it said in a statement. Watch the full video for more.