A wall of a authorities workplace in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamsala was defaced with ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ graffiti, barely days forward of the ICC World Cup match scheduled within the hill cease stadium.
The Khalistan graffiti was seen outdoors a authorities workplace within the Kangra district of Dharamshala. The police swept into motion instantly after getting the data and painted the wall to take away the slogan.
Dharamshala Police stated they’re investigating the matter.
The much-awaited ICC Phrase Cup 2023 begins on 5 October. As many as 5 matches shall be performed in Dharamsala with the primary match being performed on 7 October between Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
Late final month, banned outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun had threatened to disrupt the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
“The SFJ is going to storm Ahmedabad with Khalistani flags. We will storm Modi stadium and turn the world cricket cup into world terror cup to avenge (Hardeep Singh) Nijjar’s killing,” Pannun had stated in a communication despatched to the media.
The primary ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 on 5 October shall be performed at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar was needed by the Nationwide Investigation Company (NIA) for his function in terror actions and killed within the car parking zone of Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara, Surrey, on 18 June this 12 months.
Nevertheless, this isn’t the primary time miscreants defaced partitions with Khalistani slogans. In Could, this 12 months, flags of ‘Khalistan’ have been discovered draped over the gates and boundary wall of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Meeting in Dharamshala. Professional-Khalistan graffiti was additionally painted the partitions.
Earlier this 12 months, Himachal Pradesh had banned autos carrying Bhindranwale and Khalsitani flags, which agitated the SFJ. The organisation had introduced that it could hoist the Khalistani flag on 29 March however couldn’t accomplish that attributable to heavy safety.
Comparable graffiti was discovered on the outer partitions of Vidhan Sabha advanced in Dharamsala few months in the past. At the moment, US-based separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannu had claimed accountability for the act.