The Tribune 24th February 2018
Comments by Simranjit Singh Mann: Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) states that the Sikh’s have no interest or an inclination to war either with Islamic Pakistan or Communist China. The reason is as Guru Nanak ordained that the Sikh’s are neither Muslim’s nor Hindu’s. The Sikh’s are a sui generis sovereign people.
There can we no war at the behest of THIS (Theocratic Hindu Indian State) without the Sikh participation or concurrence or Sikh representation at the table.
As things stand today Prime Minister Modi in his Cabinet Committee on Security has no Sikh member. Even otherwise the Sikh’s do not want to participate in a war called either by Hindu India or Islamic Pakistan. The reason is that in 1947 Hindu leadership of Gandhi, Nehru and Patel and the Muslim leadership of Mohammad Ali Jinnah got the chance to form a government of an United India. But they preferred to divide the British Indian Empire on communal grounds, India for the Hindu’s and Pakistan for the Muslim’s.
Therefore, both these historic foes had the chance to have their say which cost the Sikh’s a great ethnic cleansing from West Punjab that was gobbled by Pakistan, to which Gandhi, Nehru and Patel gladly gave their approval.
Now the Sikh population is concentrated in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Leh, Ladhakh, and Kutch in Gujarat.
Therefore, if a nuclear war breaks out between the three inimical enemies it will be a nuclear war which will we fought on the territories inhabited by the Sikh’s and Punjabi’s. A nuclear war fought on Sikh inhabited territories would mean the total elimination and the annihilation of the Sikh race. It is common sense that no person is willing to dig his own grave the Sikh’s are no exception to this reality, rule, logic and fact.
In 1984 THIS (Theocratic Hindu Indian State) with the aid of British and Soviet forces destroyed the most revered Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) at Amritsar, massacred 26,000 pilgrims, of whom there were women, children and the elderly. The Hindu state also eliminated the new Sikh political and religious leadership under Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala, killing two birds with one stone. The army plundered the Sikh Reference Library and the Toshakhana (Treasury) and carried these historic and priceless relics as war trophies.
After that the same year in 1984 Premier Rajiv Gandhi unleashed wide scale state terror with massacres of thousands of Sikh’s which has correctly been called a genocide.
All these heinous crimes have been committed with impunity by Hindu India. Therefore, there is no reason that the Sikh’s would agree to fight another war with China or Pakistan.
We seriously believe with abundant rationality and logic that the war that the Hindu state wishes to impose on the Sikh’s is no fight between India and Pakistan. It will be between Hindu’s and Muslim’s, mortal and implacable historic enemies. Since the Sikh’s are neither Hindu’s nor Muslim’s the Sikh’s will lay off any future wars. We stand for peace and tranquillity in South Asia.
SImranjit Singh Mann