PROTESTs OUTSIDE INDIA TO SUPPORT Amritpal
Los Angeles, March 20, 2023
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Supporter of Amritpal protesters on Sunday attacked and damaged the Indian Consulate in San Francisco, prompting sharp condemnation from NRI who demanded immediate action against those responsible for it.
Amritpal supporters wreak havoc in Australia, force shutdown of Indian Consulate in Brisbane Australian government was left stunned with the recent demonstration by Amritpal supporters, which urged them to close down the Honorary Consulate of India in Brisbane.
In a protest by Amritpal supporters at High Commission of India in London, a protestor climbed the mission's balcony and pulled down the Indian flag.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan and British High Commissioner Alex Ellis condemned the vandalism at the Indian mission.
In a tweet, Khan said, "I condemn the violent disorder and vandalism that took place at the Indian High Commission today. There is no place in our city for this kind of behaviour. An investigation has been launched by the Met into today’s events."
Ellis tweeted that the act was "totally unacceptable" and "disgraceful".
The Khalistan movement refers to the separatist movement that seeks a Sikh nation to be carved out of India called Khalistan. The Khalistan movement waged a bloody insurgency in India for decades, primarily in Punjab, before it finally ebbed in 1990s. Though the armed element ebbed by the '90s, there exists strong support for the movement abroad, notably in the United Kingdom and Canada, that seeks to incite trouble in India.