SAD (Amritsar) president demands a separate Khalistan state, stirs controversy

Simranjit said that Khalistan will serve as a buffer nation between Pakistan, India and China.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:June 7, 2014 10:33 am
TEMPLE-480 A clash broke out between SAD (Amritsar) activists and guards of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) task force during an event on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar at the Golden Temple premises. (Source: Indian Express)

SAD (Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann on Friday made a controversial statement demanding a separate nation for Khalistan.

In his statement, he said that Khalistan will serve as a buffer nation between Pakistan, India and China, which will be an ideal example of peaceful existence of all communities. He went on to say that the map of Khalistan will be ready soon and that Khalistan will be war-free nation devoid of nuclear weapons and help in promoting peaceful co-existence among different religions and sects.

Shiromani Akali Dal general secretary Maheshinder Singh Grewal on Friday, referring to the clash outside the Akal Takht, said the manner in which supporters of the SAD (Amritsar) tried to use a religious function to revive themselves politically was “condemnable”.

A clash broke out between SAD (Amritsar) activists and guards of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) task force during an event on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar at the Golden Temple premises in Amritsar Friday, leaving at least 12 persons injured.

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    kunwardeep
    Aug 15, 2015 at 4:20 pm
    Yess brother we want our separate country like khalistan because in the world every religion has separate country like hindu ka hindustan islam ka stan or christian has many more only left sikh then why there is no khalistan . or jisko prblm hai khalistan main rhne ki woh dfaa ho skta hai khalistan toh is baar bn ke hi rahega kyuki sikh potion incrwasing day by day so make our country khalistan we are not hindu that live in hindustan . khalistan zindabaad
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      everday citizen
      Dec 25, 2014 at 1:15 am
      Indira hi killers are heroes. Why wouldnt they have big photos of them. she terrorized so many people, so she was a terrorist?
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        Alansaralhaq
        Aug 12, 2014 at 12:32 pm
        The voice of disent is there nevertheless ask yourself what has New Delhi done to have such resentment across Indian occupied Indus.
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          Alansaralhaq
          Aug 12, 2014 at 12:31 pm
          Why are you so Hindu centric if you are just and a real man hold New Delhi accountable for the violence in Punjab and Kashmir.Do not call us to be one with you and then try to enslave us.
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            Gauhar Vatsyayan
            Jun 7, 2014 at 6:40 am
            Ehna di dimag kharab hoya hai
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              sumba bumba
              Jun 8, 2014 at 12:12 am
              Indian Government should make a Khalistan if stan gives its parts of the Punjab ( where Sikhs lived historically). Khalistan can not come out of India only, It has to come out of stan as well. You guys think that Indian government is du, ask stan first before asking India. Baat karte hein....
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                Just Me
                Jun 7, 2014 at 10:54 am
                ITS LIKE A 2 YEAR OLD TELLING MOM, I WILL ACT LIKE A BUFFER BETWEEN YOU AND THE BAD GUYS.REMEMBER DEAR PEOPLE ON INDIA'S BORDERS, THE PEOPLE WHO SUGGESTED THIS (SOMEONE FROM CONGRESS MAY BE? ) HAVE EVERYTHING TO GAIN AND THEY REALLY DONT CARE WHO THEY HURT WHILE DOING SO. CONGRESS HAS NO SCRUPLES. BEWARE OF DECEITFUL PEOPLE WHO ARE PUSHING YOU FROM BEHIND THE SCENES TO MAKE THIS DEMAND. YOUR MOTHER INDIA HAS ALWAYS LOVED YOU, EVEN THOUGH IN THE LAST 10 YEARS OF THE CONGRESS RULE IT WAS NOT APPARANT. YOU WILL FLOURISH AS BEFORE UNDER THE NEW GOVERNMENT. DONT BE CHILDISH AND MAKE UNREASONABLE DEMANDS. BE PATIENT AND TRY HARD TO PARTITE FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE PEOPLE.THINK WHAT GURU NANAK WOULD DO? WOULD HE ASK FOR A NEW COUNTRY? NO. HE WOULD NOT. SINCE YA'LL CLAIM TO BE GURU NANAK'S FOLLOWERS ( AND NOT OF THE CONGRESS) , YOU SHOULD LIVE BE THE GURU'S TEACHINGS AND NOT OF THE DECEITFUL ITALIAN WOMAN. IF YOU FOLLOW OUR GURU'S TEACHINGS IT WILL BE HEAVEN, BUT IF YOU ARE CHILDISH OR GREEDY YOU HAVE TO FACE THE CONSEQUENCES.
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                  Gautam
                  Jun 7, 2014 at 6:24 pm
                  Not SAD. This guy is the leader of SAD(Amritsar) which is a different party. This man has no relationship with Shiromani Akali Dal which is ruling Punjab.
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                    James
                    Jun 7, 2014 at 7:27 am
                    Jaane do bechara sardar hai!!!
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                      Utkarsh G
                      Jun 7, 2014 at 10:09 am
                      IB must probe his connections with stan. SAD must consider removing such a leader.
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                        Menaftha
                        Jun 7, 2014 at 2:29 pm
                        Khalistan would be dream state for Mann"..which will never come reality come what may!!!!BJP should tell alkalis to behave...
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                          nasbtv
                          Jun 9, 2014 at 8:07 am
                          Yeah..But SAD and BJP allowed them to grow. They even awarded India hi killers and Put a big portrait of terrorist who died in golden temple. BJP knows only to talk about kashmir as kashmir as they make it a hindu muslim issue and helps them polarising. but they never spoke about Khalistan movement in recent eelection.
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                            Ram
                            Jun 7, 2014 at 9:34 am
                            Why give publicity of oxygen to a Lunatic like Simrajit Singh Mann?this is utterly irresponsible!
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                              Pranav
                              Jun 7, 2014 at 6:10 pm
                              Have all the pro Khalistanis take on the army. Any land they win, they can create a Khalistan there. Else it's good riddance for India.
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                                True opinion
                                Jun 7, 2014 at 10:31 am
                                So look who is using weapons in Harminder Saib NOW!!!!
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