Condemn Modi: Online petition issued by Sikh for Justice group

Obama has invited Modi to visit the US and for a meeting with him at the White House on September 30.

By: Press Trust of India | Washington | Published:July 22, 2014 3:29 pm
modi-ap-480 Instead of hosting Modi at White House, President Obama should condemn Modi : SFJ

A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launched an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.

“Instead of hosting Modi at White House, President Obama should condemn Modi and ban BJP for perpetrating violence against Muslims, Sikhs and Christians,” says the White House online petition which was launched by the Sikh for Justice (SFJ) yesterday.

Obama has invited Modi to visit the US and for a meeting with him at the White House on September 30.

“In June 1984, BJP instigated military attack on the Golden Temple resulting in the massacre of thousands of Sikh pilgrims. In 2008, BJP orchestrated violence against Christians in Orissa,” the petition alleges.

The petition, requires at least 100,000 signatures by August 20 to gain any attention of the White House, on the first day had got less than two dozen petitions.

The SFJ had campaigned against Gandhi and Singh in connection with the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 following the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.

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    Jayendrasingh Rawal
    Jan 23, 2015 at 9:32 am
    This people are Malign Sikhs by acting like this, they should think of Glorious history of Sikhs
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      Jayendrasingh Rawal
      Jan 23, 2015 at 9:32 am
      This people are Malign Sikhs by acting like this, they should think of Glorious history of Sikhs
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        ramesh
        Jan 23, 2015 at 10:13 am
        ar murkh ja kar pahle apni history dekh tere ma baap nahi to tere dada ya pardada kabhi hindu hua karte the. tum hindu ki hi ek kom ho uske bad bhi tum hinduo ko abuse karte ho.
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          ramesh
          Jan 23, 2015 at 10:13 am
          ar murkh ja kar pahle apni history dekh tere ma baap nahi to tere dada ya pardada kabhi hindu hua karte the. tum hindu ki hi ek kom ho uske bad bhi tum hinduo ko abuse karte ho.
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            KA
            Jan 22, 2015 at 12:37 pm
            How is it a "fact" ?? Did anyone told you, or so called sickular parties. Do you think they will let Modi go? Nobody has proof. Hindus are not property of BJP or RSS. The riot was not between BJP and Muslims, but Hindus and Muslims.
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              GODISONE
              Sep 23, 2014 at 10:07 am
              Isn't ironical that these sikh organisations are themselves funded by fundamentalist sikhs and stan. They never condemned Air India bombing or killing of Hindus in Punjab who are minority in punjab.
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                GODISONE
                Sep 23, 2014 at 10:03 am
                Your views as Indian citizen are perfectly ok. but these Canada and US sikh organisations are anti india. I never seen any BJP guy who is anti sikh.
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                  kulwinder kaur
                  Jul 23, 2014 at 3:58 pm
                  Anyway tea spoon of RSS I mean bjp is more harmful to non Hindu then another parties. Specially modi is a butcher . He killed many Muslim in 2002 in Gujraat his own state. When he was chief minister of that state
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                    Rajiv
                    Jul 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm
                    it was congress that did military attack on the golden temple ..........you sikh group .....you are not even knowing the facts..................................at that time bjp was not even formed it was only janta party
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                      Pramod Bhatnagar
                      Jul 22, 2014 at 8:46 pm
                      These r the destabilizing forces paid by India's enemies who keep orchestrating imaginary n ficious grievances. Their sole intention is to create n e sort of unrest in India by sowing seeds of dissension n communal divide. Well, they r paid for it n they r doing their job.
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                        Aditya
                        Jul 23, 2014 at 12:06 pm
                        Hi, These guys are insulting India and Indians who have chosen Mr. Modi as PM. I think that these have no other worthwhile task in their life.
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                          alex
                          Jul 23, 2014 at 9:39 pm
                          Common man. What modi will do after going to usa. He cant even speak in english. What he will say. How many crimes nd riots he did or how did he became pm from tea stole. Lolz common give a break.
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                            alex
                            Jul 23, 2014 at 9:28 pm
                            Dear fact can not be change.. you know very well in india buying nd selling is the bussinees of politicians.. i hope u understood what i mean
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                              alex
                              Jul 23, 2014 at 9:40 pm
                              Dear usa dont need indians... you indians need usa... dont forget all u guys are working for a BPO. I hope u know what is BPO
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                                alex
                                Jul 23, 2014 at 9:33 pm
                                Reallyyyy. Your india is only country where crimnals and uneducated people will become PM
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                                  alex
                                  Jul 23, 2014 at 9:31 pm
                                  Wowwww... now you guys will start hating sikhs . Before you guys used to hate Christian and than muslims.. and now sikhs.. later stage hate ur self
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                                    Asha Thakur
                                    Jul 22, 2014 at 10:12 pm
                                    Sikhs hv to decide who they really are....bhindaren wala and the terrorist sheltering in the golden temple, blue star, ination of Indira hi by Sikhs, bombing of air india kanishka plane in 1984 again by Sikhs....who r they?
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                                      Ash
                                      Jul 23, 2014 at 3:05 am
                                      Are you kidding me? It was Congress who attacked golden temple in 1984.
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                                        Deepak Kaushal
                                        Jul 22, 2014 at 5:31 pm
                                        what nonsense, Modi has not done any violence against the Sikhs, in fact the Sikhs are part of his govt.
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                                          Himanshu
                                          Jul 23, 2014 at 6:07 am
                                          Has this body gone crazy. BJP has never been accused of violence against Sikhs. Sikhs were saved by the BJP and RSS during 1984 Sikh riots and it is well doented by Khushwant Singh.
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                                            ganesharaokv
                                            Jul 22, 2014 at 4:55 pm
                                            Your bias towards congress is well know. But this article takes the cake.Morons :) How transparent and desperate you are, you don't know :)
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