Pro-Khalistan Twitter accounts have been withheld in India. The withheld accounts embody the Twitter accounts of Canada’s New Democratic Party chief Jagmeet Singh. The Twitter accounts of Canadian poet Rupi Kaur, the voluntary organisation United Sikhs, and Canada-based activist Gurdeep Singh Sahota have additionally been blocked.
When making an attempt to entry these Twitter accounts from India, it says they’ve been withheld in response to a authorized demand.
The blocking of Jagmeet Singh’s account is critical as he’s identified for his anti-India feedback. The growth comes at a time when there was an increase in assaults by these Khalistani components in international nations.
Khalistani supporters vandalised the Indian High Commission in London on Sunday. After vandalism in London, Khalistani supporters allegedly attacked the Indian Consulate in San Francisco. Videos of supporters breaking the doorways and barging into the workplace surfaced on social media.
Visuals shared on-line confirmed an enormous mob brandishing Khalistan flags mounted on picket poles, utilizing it to smash glass doorways and home windows of the consulate constructing. They raised pro-Khalistan slogans as they broke by means of makeshift safety boundaries raised by the town police and put in two Khalistani flags contained in the premises.
India has launched a robust protest with the United Kingdom over the vandalisation incident on the Indian High Commission in London, Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra mentioned on Monday.
Responding to queries throughout a media briefing on Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s go to right here, the Foreign Secretary mentioned that the British Deputy High Commissioner was summoned on Sunday to convey India’s issues.
“With regard to the U.K. incident, we have already put out yesterday late evening India’s response to it in which U.K. Deputy High Commissioner was summoned… demanding an explanation and asking the culprits and the perpetrators of what happened at London yesterday to be quickly arrested and prosecuted,” the Foreign Secretary mentioned.
“We launched a strong protest and also clearly indicated to the British authorities for the need for them to put up adequate security at the U.K. High Commission,” he added.
On Sunday, the senior-most UK diplomat in New Delhi was summoned to convey India’s robust protest on the actions taken by separatist and anti-India components in opposition to the Indian High Commission in London.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had mentioned that clarification was demanded “for the complete absence” of British safety that allowed these separatist and extremist components to enter the High Commission premises.
“She was reminded in this regard of the basic obligations of the UK Government under the Vienna Convention. India finds unacceptable the indifference of the UK Government to the security of Indian diplomatic premises and personnel in the U.K.,” the MEA assertion mentioned.
“It is expected that the British Government would take steps to identify, arrest and prosecute each one of those involved in the incident, and put in place stringent measures to prevent the recurrence of such incidents,” it added.