New Delhi- After Canada, banned terrorist group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) introduced the American section of Khalistan referendum, starting January 28, 2024.
The SFJ made the announcement on Sunday on the forty fourth annual Sikh parade in California’s Yuba City.
It made the “America Votes” declaration with a float celebrating former Indian Army Chief General A.S. Vaidya’s killing by Sikh separatists Sukhdeo Singh and Harjinder Singh in 1986.
“The ongoing international Khalistan referendum is a outstanding journey of Sikh sovereignists from avenging operation Blue Star by killing of Indira Gandhi and General Vaidya to liberation of Punjab from Indian occupation by ballots, ” SFJ’s authorized counsel, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, stated in a press release shared with IANS.
The announcement comes only a day after Pannun, a designated-terrorist in India, gave a name to the worldwide Sikh neighborhood to “stop flying Air India” from November 19.
“We are asking the Sikh people not to fly via Air India on November 19. There will be a global blockade. On November 19, don’t travel by Air India or your life will be in danger, ” Pannun stated within the video that went viral on social media.
He additional known as on the Sikh neighborhood to “shutdown” the Indira Gandhi International Airport within the nationwide capital on November 19.
“While Khalistan Referendum is to challenge India’s claim to territorial integrity, the call for Boycott Air India is to break India’s economic hegemony, ” Pannun stated in his assertion.
SFJ’s second section of Khalistan referendum concluded on October 29 in Surrey metropolis of Canada with the group saying a $100, 000 reward for High Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Verma’s arrest and launch of a brand new map with Delhi as a part of Khalistan.
An estimated 300, 000 individuals got here to rejoice the Sikh Nagar Kirtan at Yuba City, in keeping with KCRA News, the place the SFJ announcement was made.
The annual Sikh Parade pageant was launched in Yuba City within the Eighties by well-known Punjabi-American peach farmer Didar Singh Bains, also called “Peach King”.
The occasion is held on the primary Sunday of November and attracts almost 100, 000 South Asians every year from throughout the US, Canada, England, and India.