Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is on a 10-day trip to the United States of America receiving a mixed reaction from the people. A video going viral on social media showed members of a Sikh group asking the Congress leader to “go back” while others welcomed him delightfully. The incident reportedly happened in New York ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s address to the Indian diaspora.
In the viral video, some people from the Sikh community are holding Khalistani flags and posters written “Never forget June 1984”, and “Go back”.
Whereas a person can be seen saying that Rahul Gandhi is committed to constitutional values and hence he is there to welcome him.
Another person said that he hope that Rahul Gandhi can bring change in India and he wants to involve with Rahul Gandhi in Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Rahul Gandhi began his 10-day trip to the USA on Tuesday, May 30. On his first day, he interacted with the Indian diaspora and discussed issues like data safety, politics, the state of democracy in India, and his disqualification as a member of Parliament. On Wednesday during his first interaction with the NRIs in San Francisco, pro-khalistani slogans were raised.
Rahul Gandhi’s first interaction however become controversial when he said that Guru Nanak ji had gone all the way to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, he had gone to Thailand, he had gone to Sri Lanka. Continuing with his statement Rahul Gandhi compared his Bharat Jodo Yatra with Guru Nanak Dev’s Udasis.
Countering Gandhi’s statement BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa asked Rahul Gandhi that where his information come from.
He also advised Rahul Gandhi to talk sensibly regarding religion.
On June 1984, the Indian Government launched Operation Bluestar, to flush out militants who were holed up in the Golden Temple. This operation was carried out by the order of then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi.
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