India-Canada Relations: Pro-Khalistan Hardeep Singh Nijjar(Hardeep Singh Nijjar) in the background of the ongoing controversy Canada(Canada) has issued an advisory for its citizens on Tuesday (September 19). Canada has asked its people not to go to Jammu and Kashmir. Canada has given the reason behind this for the safety of the citizens of the country. In the updated advisory, Canada said, “Do not travel to Jammu and Kashmir, as there is a risk of terrorism, extremism, civil unrest and kidnapping.”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Justin Trudeau) said while addressing the Parliament of Canada that Indian agents were involved in the murder of Khalistani supporter Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Since then there has been a worldwide sensation. Similarly, India has rejected the Canadian Prime Minister’s statement. A big dispute has arisen between Canada and India. Canada not only made accusations, but also expelled the Indian ambassador from the country. Similarly, now Canada has added to the controversy by issuing a new advisory.
“Avoid all travel to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir due to the unpredictable security situation. There is a threat of terrorism, militancy, civil unrest and kidnapping. This advisory excludes traveling to or within the Union Territory of Ladakh,” says Canada in its… pic.twitter.com/AxV7aZ18q3
— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2023
After this provocative statement by Canada, India also retaliated and gave very harsh words to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has clarified that all the allegations made by Canada are baseless. Also, India has also expelled a senior ambassador of Canada.
What did Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau say?
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the Indian government needs to take this matter seriously. We are not trying to provoke or inflame tension. We are just presenting the facts.” Also, adding, “We want to work with the Indian government to clarify everything and ensure due process.” Meanwhile, Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen outside a gurdwara in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada on June 18. Nijjar was shot dead.Canada has made serious allegations against India in this case, but India has rejected all these allegations.
Who is Hardeep Singh Nijjar?
Hardeep Singh Nijjar was associated with the banned separatist group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). He was the second leader of this group after Gurupatwant Singh Pannu. Nijjar was shot dead outside a gurdwara in British Columbia on June 18 this year. Nijjar was a resident of Bharsingh Pura village of Jalandhar. He moved to Canada in 1996, after which he started working as a plumber in Canada. But later he got involved in Khalistani activities.
Nijjar later got Canadian citizenship. That is why after his murder, some Sikh separatist organizations in Canada started pressuring the government to investigate the murder. The Prime Minister of Canada briefed Parliament on Nijjar’s murder. He said that killing Canadian citizens on its soil is a violation of sovereignty. Meanwhile, Canada has become a hotbed of Khalistani activities in the past few years. Many Khalistani terrorists are hiding here.
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