Akali Dal expressed concern over tension between India and Canada


Senior Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia on thursday asked the central government to review its

decision to suspend visa services for Canadians. He said that this decision will be a big blow to the families of

Punjabis living in Canada. india on thursday suspended its visa services for canada until further notice. The move

comes amid tensions in diplomatic relations between the two countries following Canadian prime minister Justin

Trudeau’s allegations of possible involvement of indian agents in the killing of Khalistani separatist leader

Hardeep Singh Nijjar in June.

Urge indian government to review the decision

Shiromani Akali Dal leader Majithia said that the central government’s decision to suspend visas for Canadian

citizens is a big blow to millions of Punjabis settled in Canada. They sometimes come to india, especially Punjab,

on social occasions to meet their families in times of sorrow or happiness. Besides, this decision may also cause

financial, emotional and social loss to them. Majithia said that I urge the government of india to review its decision

because people-to-people contacts should not be affected because of a few individuals. Majithia said that there are

many people who come to indian cities for treatment, in such a situation how will their treatment be possible.

Badal met Shah

Let us tell you that on thursday, Shiromani Akali Dal chief sukhbir singh badal met home minister amit Shah

regarding the increasing tension between india and Canada. Badal has tweeted that he is deeply concerned about the

indefinite suspension of visa services for Canadian citizens in India. Because a large number of people from Punjab

live in Canada.

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