Badal asks PM to ensure safety of Sikhs in Pakistan

Saturday 04th October 2014 10:06 EDT

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif the issue of safety and security of life and property of people belonging to the Sikh and other minority communities in Pakistan. Describing this issue of "extreme urgency and concerning everyone" in India in general and the members of the Sikh community in particular, Badal apprised the Prime Minister that several innocent Sikhs have been killed by unknown assailants in different parts of Pakistan in recent weeks.

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