Revealed: July 27, 2020 9:45:53 pm
India on Monday lodged a powerful protest with Pakistan Excessive Fee over reviews of makes an attempt being made to transform a well-known gurdwara at Naulakha Bazaar in Lahore right into a mosque, a spokesperson within the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) stated.
“A powerful protest was lodged with the Pakistan Excessive Fee at this time on the reported incident whereby Gurdwara ‘Shahidi Asthan’, website of martyrdom of Bhai Taru Singh ji at Naulakha Bazaar in Lahore, Pakistan has been claimed because the place of Masjid Shahid Ganj and makes an attempt are being made to transform it to a mosque,” MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava stated.
He stated India expressed its issues, in strongest phrases, on the incident and known as upon Pakistan to research the matter and take instant remedial measures.
“Pakistan was additionally known as upon to take care of the protection, safety, well-being of its minority communities together with safety of their non secular rights and cultural heritage,” Srivastava stated, responding to a question on the matter.
He stated Gurdwara Shahidi Asthan Bhai Taru Ji is a historic gurdwara the place Bhai Taru Ji made supreme sacrifice in 1745.
“The gurdwara is a spot of reverence and thought of sacred by the Sikh group. This incident has been seen with grave concern in India. There have been requires justice for the minority Sikh group in Pakistan,” he added.
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