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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  1. 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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    1. 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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