Kartarpur Corridor: India Raises Concern Over Pro-Khalistan Groups Using Pilgrimage For Propaganda


Even as it is moving ahead with the Kartarpur corridor project, India has concerns about pro-Khalistan elements in Pakistan misusing the pilgrimage for its propaganda. India has handed over a dossier detailing how Sikh pilgrims visiting shrines in Pakistan were being subjected to pro-Khalistan propaganda.

During the July 14 second round of talks at Wagah on the Kartarpur corridor, the Indian side handed over a 23-page dossier to the Pakistani side that detailed how pro-Khalistani elements had burnt the Indian flag and hurt sentiments of Indian Sikh pilgrims.

In the dossier, India shared details of such pro-Khalistani propaganda that Indian pilgrims were subjected to between 2016 and 2019 and efforts to arouse anti-India sentiments among the pilgrims. Sikh jathas visit major gurdwaras in Pakistan during four major festivals under a 1974 bilateral protocol to visit religious shrines.

During the July 14 talks, Pakistan assured the Indian delegation that “no anti-India activity would be allowed”. Read More

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