India Canada Relations Justin Trudeau Said India Needs To Take Issue With Seriousness Of Hardeep Singh Nijjar Murder Case
India-Canada Relations: Controversy has increased between India and Canada over the murder of Khalistan supporter Hardeep Singh Nijjar. After action from Canada, India also responded ‘tit for tat’.
Meanwhile, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday (September 19) that we are not trying to provoke India, but Ottawa (the capital of Canada) wants New Delhi to handle this issue properly.
What did Justin Trudeau say?
According to Reuters, Trudeau said, “The Indian government needs to take this matter very seriously.” We are doing the same. We are not instigating or trying to escalate this.” Trudeau has claimed a possible connection between Nijjar’s murder and Indian government agents.
In fact, along with making the allegations, Canada took action by expelling a senior Indian diplomat. A few hours later, India also took action and expelled the Canadian diplomat.
Canada is not trying to provoke India by suggesting its agents were linked to the murder of a Sikh separatist leader but Ottawa wants New Delhi to address the issue properly, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, reports Reuters.
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— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2023
What did India say?
Canada’s High Commissioner to India Cameron Mackay was summoned by the Ministry of External Affairs and informed about the decision to expel the senior Canadian diplomat. The Ministry of External Affairs said, “This step reflects India’s growing concern over the interference of Canadian diplomats in our internal affairs and their involvement in anti-India activities.”
The Ministry of External Affairs strongly reacted to the statements of Trudeau and his foreign minister, saying that such baseless allegations are an attempt to divert attention from Khalistani terrorists and extremists, who have been granted sanctuary in Canada and are a threat to India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. remain a threat.
What has India said on Justin Trudeau’s claim?
India described Trudeau’s claims of a possible connection between Nijjar’s murder and an Indian government agent as absurd and motivated by vested interests. The Foreign Ministry said, “We have seen the statements made by the Prime Minister of Canada in his Parliament and the statements of his Foreign Minister and we reject them.” Allegations of Indian government’s involvement in any kind of violence in Canada are absurd and motivated by vested interests. ,
What is the matter?
Khalistan Tiger Force (KTF) chief Hardeep Singh Nijjar (45) was shot dead by two unidentified assailants outside a Gurudwara in Surrey, British Columbia province of Canada on June 18. India had declared Nijjar, living in Canada, as a terrorist under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in July 2020.
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