*NEW YORK - The Sikh community protested outside the United Nations (UN) Headquarters following Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj’s striking speech at the UN General Assembly session on Saturday. *
Railing against India, the Sikh community raised slogans in favor of Khalistan and giving it a status of a new state.
The activists reminded India that their atrocities over Sikhs can not last longer, “the day is not far when a new state of Sikhs will be established”.
Calling Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a killer of Sikhs and Muslims, the demonstrators demanded India to hold a referendum in 2020 in entire Punjab.
“If referendum is conducted then 90 percent of the Sikh community will vote for a separate state,” the protesters said.
Moreover, Sushma Swaraj , during her speech tried to mislead the international community by accusing Pakistan of sabotaging all opportunities for peace talks.