Sikhs in India Welcome Kashmiris; Providing Them Food, Protection


The Sikh community in the Indian state of Chandigarh has set new records of humanity by providing the stranded Kashmiris food and protection from the mobs pursuing them, as per the media reports.

The Kashmiri students are facing torture, threats and harassment at the hands of angry mobs in India after the Pulwama attack, which has left 44 Indian soldiers dead.

Throughout India, the Kashmiri students are facing evictions, threats of violence and are being fired from jobs. Some of the students have also experienced torture at the hands of these mobs.

A video surfaced on social media on Tuesday in which it was seen that the Sikh community members in an unrecognized district of Chandigarh state could be seen helping the stranded Kashmiris.

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The community has set up a sanctuary for the ones belonging to Kashmir in a local gurudwara, which is a Sikh place of worship.

It could be seen in the video that humanity was at its best as the stranded people were being offered food and shelter.

A Chandigarh resident—who narrated the video could be heard telling that the Kashmiri students who were situated in gurudwara had not eaten for days before they finally reached the shelter.

He also went on to mention that many students were stuck in their respective university hostels, where they did not even put the light bulbs on at night as there is this fear of getting tracked.

The narrator also could be heard saying that the Sikh community would take the responsibility of safely transporting the stranded Kashmiris all the way to Jammu and Kashmir.

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