‘Sikhs from Kabul will be brought to India soon’

August 18, 2021 12:00 am | Updated 06:02 am IST - New Delhi

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said the Indian authorities are in touch with a group of Sikhs taking shelter in a gurudwara near Kabul in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover of the country, and that they will be brought to India as soon as possible. Mr. Puri, who was approached by BJP MP Hans Raj Hans for help to the Sikhs, also discussed the issue with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

“We have been in touch with the Sikh leaders and those in Afghanistan. They will soon be brought back safely,” said Mr. Puri.

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