Nankana Sahib Pakistan News: Peat in Pakistan attacks gurdwara Nankana Sahib with stones. World News
India has strongly condemned the attack in Nankana Sahib Gurudwara, and has called on the Pakistani government to take “immediate action” to ensure the safety, security and well-being of members of the Sikh community.
Punjab’s Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has appealed to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, asking him to “intervene immediately” to ensure the safety of devotees stranded in Gurdwara Nankana Sahib. He also asked The Prime Minister of Pak to “save” the historic Gurdwara from the angry mob.
Manmohan Singh, brother of Jagjit Kaur, whose Muslim name is Ayesha Bibi told TOI of Nankana Sahib: “They (Muslims) have attacked the Gurdwara and are throwing stones, we (sijs) are confined to our homes or in Gurdwaras.
Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa shared the video which, he said, showed an angry Muslim mob shouting anti-Sikh slogans outside Nankana Sahib.
Live images of Nankana Sahib where an angry Muslim mob is outside Gurdwara Sahib and raising anti-Sikh slogans… https://t.co/fDAkmYKPxt
— Manjinder S Sirsa (@mssirsa) 1578057842000
In particular, Jagjit Kaur had staked up Islam and married a local boy from Nankana Sahib Mohammad Hassan, after which his relatives had filed a complaint with the police blaming Hassan for allegedly kidnapping Jagjit and forcibly marrying her.
Police have arrived at the scene of the incident to control people. More details are expected.
(With input from agencies)