300 Sikhs and some Hindus have taken refuge in Karte Parwan Gurdwara in Kabul. Gurnam Singh, president of the Gurdwara committee, said in a statement that some local Taliban leaders met representatives of Sikhs and Hindus and asked them not to leave the country.
Kabul. After the occupation of Taliban in Afghanistan, the situation looks dire. People are running here and there after saving their lives and are trying to get out of Afghanistan at any cost. There is an atmosphere of chaos all around. Meanwhile, at least 300 Sikhs and some Hindus from Kabul, Ghazni and Jalalabad have taken refuge in the Karte Parwan Gurdwara.
Gurnam Singh, president of the Gurdwara committee, said in a statement that some local Taliban leaders met representatives of Sikhs and Hindus and asked them not to leave the country. At the same time, it is being told in media reports quoting sources that Taliban leaders had asked to put up a white flag outside the gurdwara to indicate that the gurdwara is under Taliban protection.
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Gurnam Singh further said, “The Taliban leaders assured security to our families. We hope they keep their word. According to the information, the remaining five Sikh shrines located in Afghanistan and two Hindu temples in Kabul are closed. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee chief Manjinder Sirsa said that he is in touch with the head of the Kabul Gurdwara panel.
Air Force plane reached Jamnagar carrying 120 Indians
Let us tell you that in view of the deteriorating situation after the Taliban occupation in Afghanistan, all the countries are taking back their citizens trapped there. India has intensified the campaign to bring the war to its citizens.
IAF’s C-17 Globemaster aircraft carrying more than 120 people, including officers of the Indian Ambassador, has reached Jamnagar in Gujarat from Kabul. Earlier on Monday, the C-17 Globemaster aircraft had reached India carrying about 150 people. Indian envoy Rudrendra Tandon, who reached Jamnagar, expressed happiness and thanked the Indian Air Force. At the same time, the rest expressed their happiness by raising slogans of Bharat Mata Ki Jai.
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Let us inform that after the Taliban occupation of Kabul, many other countries have closed their embassies located there. Saudi Arabia has evacuated all diplomats from its embassy in Kabul. America is also busy in evacuating its citizens along with closing its embassy. The New Zealand government is also sending aircraft for the evacuation of its people from Afghanistan.