President Trump’s sending in B-52H bombers to the Middle East, the assassination of Iranian scientist Fakhrizadeh and no condemnation of terrorism by the Hindu Indian state is fraught with danger. The Sikhs stand for peace. Simranjit Singh Mann
Press statement of Simranjit Singh Mann, President, Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar)
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) states that there is great apprehension in our Sikh minds that the out going US Administration of President Donald Trump is about to unleash a war in the Middle East and the Gulf. It has made all preparations for this misdeed as yet unknown secret intelligence agencies have assassinated an Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on the assumption that the Iranian state would unleash a war like retaliation.
In the calculation of an assumed retaliation by Iran President Trump ordered the positioning of the B-52H Stratofortress bomber planes which are capable of carrying nuclear weapons to the Middle East which flew in from their home base in North Dakota USA. They were escorted by F-15 and F-16 fighter jets, as well as KC-10 and KC-135 refueling planes and now presently are based in Qatar. Earlier too when the US killed Iranian Commander Qassem Soleimani the same preparations were made to pre-empt an Iranian retaliation.
Our party is of the opinion that the assassination of the Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is an act of terrorism. We know that the Hindu Indian state raises its voice against terrorism in every external chamber whether it be the UN and other international bodies. But at the slimy killing of the Iranian scientist in a terrorist attack it has kept and maintained a stone like silence. Why? Has it abandoned its interests in the Iranian Chabahar port, which would be important for its strategic interests in Afghanistan as the Afghan’s and the Taliban have signed a peace deal and the future of this region filled with Islamic non state warriors is uncertain.
All this has come when the Hindu Indian state is facing strife amongst the Adivasis or Tribal’s in Chattisgarh, Orissa, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madya Pradesh, Bihar. The Naga’s in the East are also about to spring into action as they have been taken for a ride in their talks with the BJP-RSS Union Government of Premier Narinder Modi. Kashmir is one of the biggest trouble spots where again this Hindu rightwing Union Government has abrogated Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution, which gave a semblance of autonomy to this lone Muslim minority state. Barbaric laws like AFSPA () rule the roost, whereby the Hindu Indian armed forces can kill, maim, kidnap, abduct, murder, rape, molest, torture any Kashmiri Muslim with impunity.
To add to the problems of the Hindu state the Sikh farmers are in peaceful protests because of the farm laws passed by the Hindu Union Government which will lead to extreme poverty in the Sikh rural sector. With the Covid pandemic spreading wildly and the poverty stricken not given medical attention, we fear that the Hindu states economy, military readiness and diplomacy has reached the nadir. Communist China has broken the boundary in Ladakh and is sitting tight in vast areas since April this year. In 1962 the Hindu Indian state surrendered 39,000 sq. kms to Communist China. Since that tragic year the Hindu state has made no military or diplomatic preparations of meeting this aggression.
Our party’s fears are that the present internal Administration of the USA may create humongous problems for the incoming Biden Administration as President Trump is also while endangering peace in the Middle East is sending in his envoys into Taiwan which is raising the hackles of Communist China.
The Sikhs stand for peace and tranquility in South Asia and its neighbourhood as the Sikhs are a stateless peoples, their Sikh Homeland the Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pardesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Chandigarh (UT) Leh and ladakh, Kutch in Gujrat is surrounded by three nuclear armed states, they being Islamic Pakistan, Communist-China and Hindu-India, which are daggers drawn and inimical to one another and their coming to exchanging nuclear blows would lead to the entire annihilation of the Sikh and Punjabi civilization. We appeal to the UNSC to step into this void.
Fecta non Verba