Airlift Sikhs Stranded In Afghanistan Says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Publish On: 28 Mar, 2020 02:31 PM | Updated   |   Harshita  

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh requested the Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar to evacuate all the Sikh families stranded in Afghanistan. 

Taking to his Twitter account, the CM wrote, "Dear S. Jaishankar, there are a large number of Sikh families who want to be flown out of Afghanistan."

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He further added his request to airlift them saying, "Request you to get them airlifted at the earliest. In this moment of crisis, it's our bounden duty to help them."

Amarinder Singh also strongly condemned the attack on a religious gathering in a Kabul's Gurudwara three days back. The attack killed at least 11 people and injured many. 

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"Horrific news coming from Kabul where a barbaric terror attack happened in the Gurudwara Guru Har Rai. It's extremely tragic and unfortunate. Request President @AshrafGhani Ji to find out the perpetrators and look after our people," wrote the Chief Minister.