Imran Khan condemns the Nankana Sahib incident, says it goes against his 'vision'
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan On Sunday he condemned the recent incident of vandalism in him, saying that it goes against his vision and that the government will show zero tolerance against those involved in it.
Nankana Sahib, also known as, is a nearby site Lahore where the first guru of the Sikhs, Guru nanak , was born.
According to media reports, a violent mob attacked the Gurdwara and threw it with stones on Friday. A police team had to intervene quickly to control the situation.
Breaking his silence about the incident, Khan He said there is a big difference between the damnable Nankana incident and the ongoing attacks across India against Muslims and other minorities.
The first is against my vision and you will find zero tolerance and protection from the government, including the police and the judiciary (sic), he tweeted, referring to the Nankana Sahib incident.
The main difference between the damnable Nankana incident and the ongoing attacks in India against Muslims and others ... https://t.co/rLmYvA9PQS — Imran Khan (@ Imran Khan PTI) 1578208281000
Khan claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi The vision supports the oppression of minorities and targeted attacks against Muslims.
He also claimed that the Indian police, supported by the government, are leading attacks against Muslims.
India has strongly condemned vandalism at the revered Gurdwara and called upon the Pakistan government to take immediate steps to ensure the safety and security of the Sikh community there.
On Saturday, the Indian leaders who crossed the party lines and several teams condemned the Mafia attack on the historic Gurdwara, calling it a coward and shameful.
Hundreds of protesters thronged the streets near the Pakistan high commission in New Delhi demanding that Islamabad provide adequate security to Sikh shrines and community members there.
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), the apex body which manages Sikh shrines in India, said it will send a four-member delegation to Pakistan to take stock of the situation and urged the Pakistan government to take stringent action against the culprits who attacked the gurdwara - one of the holiest sites in Sikh ism.
Pakistan 's Foreign Office on Friday rejected the media reports that the Gurdwara Nanakana Sahib was desecrated in a mob attack, saying the birthplace of founder of Sikh ism remains "untouched and undamaged" and the "claims of destruction" of one of the holiest Sikh shrines are "false".