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Don't allow anti-India activities: PM to Canada

Discussion in 'Hard Talk' started by Archived_Member16, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Archived_Member16

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    Don't allow anti-India activities:

    PM to Canada

    Press Trust of India, Updated: June 28, 2010 08:24 IST


    Toronto: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday made it clear to Canada and the Sikh community that the Canadian soil should not be allowed to be used for promoting extremism against India and hoped the government in Canada was "alive to what is happening".

    "The Sikh community in Canada is prosperous and well integrated with the Canadian life. Most of them are peace loving and good citizens of Canada," Manmohan said at a joint media interaction in the company of host Prime Minister Stephen Harper during their bilateral talks.

    "But a small group of people have taken to the path of extremism which does great disservice to the Sikh community, India and good relationship with Canada," he added. The Prime Minister's comments on the Sikh community and extremism assume significance in the context of demands by a section of the Sikh community in Canada, that the Indian government removes them from a "blacklist" that denies them entry to country.

    It also comes close on the heels of the 25th anniversary of the bombing of Air India plane 'Kanishka' in 1985 which claimed 329 lives in which some Khalistani extremists living in Canada were believed to be involved.

    Singh, a Sikh himself, said he was of the "fervent hope" that the community would not allow its religious institutions and other places to encourage extremism. "Extremism of the religious variety is something not in tune with the growing realities of the integrated world community and globalised community," he said.

    He also said that people of diverse background and opinion must "learn to live together as clear partners in prosperity."

    "I have discussed with Prime Minister Harper that the Canadian soil is not used to promote extremism.

    The Prime Minister told me there are laws which set out limitations that exist. But, I am confident that the government of Prime Minister Harper is fully alive to what is happening," Manmohan Singh concluded.

    Story first published: June 28, 2010 08:07 IST

    source: http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/dont-allow-anti-india-activities-pm-to-canada-34272
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  3. dalbirk

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    Some people are living in the past trying to take HARDLINE STANCE which ultimately damages the cause of Sikh Community as a whole . The main culprit in this IMHO is Captain Amarinder Singh who during his previous tenure not only revived dormant organisations like Dal Khalsa but also so called terrorist organisations like Babbar Khalsa , Bhindranwale Tigers Force , Khalistan Commando Force all of them are actually dummy organisations operating under the umbrella of some 20 to 25 members of Dal Khalsa . Wassan Singh Zaffarwal a member of dreaded Five Member Committie under whose command the whole so called terrorist organisations operated was granted a respectable asylum & he is living peacefully in his village near Gurdaspur .
    The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News

    Jagjit Singh Chauhan who first of all gave a slogan of Khalistan also returned quitely to his village during Captain's regime where he spent last years of his life .

    Many so called religious magazines like Khalsa Fatehnamma , Spokesman & four five others were also started with Govt funding during previous Congress Regime . Captain is acting as a born again Giani Zial Singh who everybody knows caused a lot of damage to Sikh Cause by ordering Bluestar & not acting during Nov 84 genocide . This is the only drawback of Captain who otherwise IMHO was very very good for Punjab as a whole much better than Badals who have sold the Panth to RSS ( BJP ) in lieu of CM chair for his son Sukhbir .
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