India Summons Canadian Envoy: India has strongly objected to the posters threatening Indian diplomats in Canada. In this episode, India summoned the Canadian High Commissioner in New Delhi and sent a demarche to the Justin Trudeau government.
According to sources, India on Monday expressed concern over threats being received by its diplomats over posters being circulated with information about a pro-Khalistan rally to be held in Canada on July 8. The posters threatened the Indian Ambassador and Consulate General in Toronto, Canada.
Canadian High Commissioner to India was summoned by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) over Khalistani posters in Canada which showed the names of Indian diplomats.
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Indian High Commissioner to Canada Sanjay Kumar Verma and Consul General of India in Toronto Apoorva Srivastava have been named in posters purportedly circulated by Sikh extremists and blamed for the June killing of Khalistan Tiger Force chief and designated terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar has been accused of playing a role in.
The July 8 rally is being organized in the name of Khalistani terrorist Harjit Singh Nijjar alias Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was killed in a shootout in Surrey, Canada, on June 18.
Canada’s Foreign Minister said – Safety of diplomats is our responsibility
Earlier today, Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie said that her country is in contact with Indian authorities in light of some unacceptable posters that have surfaced in connection with the planned July 8 protests in Canada. The posters have names and pictures of some Indian diplomats and top people.
In a statement shared on Twitter, Melanie Jolie said that Canada takes very seriously its obligations under the Vienna Convention regarding the safety of diplomats. Canada is in close contact with Indian authorities in light of some propaganda material circulating online regarding the planned protests.
Jaishankar said – Canada, Britain, Australia should not give place to Khalistanis
Asked about reports of posters bearing the names of Indian diplomats in Canada at an event in Delhi on Monday, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar said, “We have requested our partner countries like Canada, UK, Australia, US to stop these Khalistanis.” Do not give place to These radical extremist ideologies are not good.”
Let us tell you that earlier this month, a tableau parade was organized in Ontario celebrating the assassination of former PM Indira Gandhi, which was strongly criticized by New Delhi. In March this year, Khalistan supporters protested outside the Indian Embassy in Canada. They raised pro-Khalistan slogans and allegedly assaulted Indian-origin journalists present at the spot.