Indian officials refused to formally comment on it, but said this was part of a game being played by Pakistan and ruled that a religious occasion of such significance was being “manipulated” for such a purpose.
Pakistan on Wednesday defended its armed force boss Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa welcoming professional Khalistan pioneer Gopal Singh Chawla on the sidelines of the Kartarpur hall historic service after a video rose of the two men shaking hands.
Chawla, known to be one of the fundamental propagators of the Sikh development that looks for a different country for the network, has prior prevented Indian negotiators from visiting a gurudwara in Lahore. He is accepted to have connections to psychological oppressor Hafiz Saeed, who is needed in India.
A representative for the Pakistan armed force said Bajwa “met all visitors at the setting regardless of character”.
On Twitter, the military’s media wing representative, Major General Asif Ghafoor, stated: “Indian media taking a nearsighted view is specifically demonstrating Mr. Gopal Chawla meeting COAS. Armed force Chief met all visitors at the scene independent of character. A harmony activity ought not to be exposed to publicity.”
Chawla is a senior pioneer of the Pakistan Sikh Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC), and he was welcome to all occasions including the Sikh people group, a Pakistani authority told news organization Press Trust of India.
The noteworthy service in Pakistan’s Punjab area was gone to by government and commonplace clergymen and outside dignitaries.
In Canada, the ace Khalistan gathering, Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), has reported that it intends to hold a tradition to embrace the secessionist 2020 Referendum crusade, declared in London in August this year, at Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan if the proposed hallway for Sikh travelers among India and Pakistan is utilitarian by at that point.
While the first arrangement was to hold a noteworthy occasion at Nankana Sahib, the origin of Guru Nanak, the author of Sikhism, SJF’s lawful guide Gurpatwant Pannun disclosed to Hindustan Times that the opening of the hall will permit the gathering access to a lot bigger number of pioneers from India at Kartarpur Sahib than would be conceivable at the more far off Nankana Sahib.
“Since now they have given access, individuals will come to Kartarpur Sahib. They won’t be permitted to visit Nankana Sahib so we should do the tradition at Kartarpur Sahib,” Pannun said. On the off chance that the passageway isn’t open, SFJ will return to the first arrangement of holding the tradition at Nanakana Sahib. The tradition is being planned to harmonize with the 550th birth commemoration festivities of Guru Nanak.
Indian authorities declined to formally remark on this most recent provocative move by SFJ, however, said this was a piece of a diversion being played by Pakistan and lamented that a religious event of such criticalness was being “controlled” for such a reason.
SJF’s office in Lahore will “facilitate” enlistment of “voters” for the non-restricting submission on making a different country of Khalistan. SFJ likewise plans to support and host 10,000 Sikhs from Punjab at the tradition to “be taught and educated about Sikhs’ entitlement to self-assurance under the UN Charter and Conventions” and to fill in as “envoys” for the nonconformist choice.
Pannun said in an announcement, “Kartarpur Sahib Convention is crucial to choice crusade as this will be the primary ever worldwide social event of the Sikh separatists from outside nations with the Sikh individuals from Punjab