Students going to Canada beware of hate crime…India issued advisory
India has warned its students going to Canada to be vigilant and vigilant about hate crime. India has issued a travel advisory saying there has been a “sharp increase” in anti-India activities in Canada. The government has said that the Foreign Ministry has spoken to the Canadian authorities on the issue of hate crime and anti-India activities in Canada. The Canadian authorities have been urged to investigate these crimes and take appropriate action.
“So far no punishment has been received in Canada for those responsible for these crimes,” the Ministry of External Affairs said, urging Indian citizens and students to remain alert and safe while traveling and studying, in view of the above incidents. goes. is done in Canada.
The government has also appealed to Indian citizens and students to enroll in Indian missions in Ottawa or Toronto and Vancouver. “This will make it easier for Indian High Commissions and Consulates in Canada to get in touch with Indian nationals and reach out to them in case of any emergency,” a commentary said.
A few days ago, a case of desecration of a prominent Hindu temple in Toronto by Canadian Khalistani extremists by making an anti-India picture came to light. Describing the incident as a hate crime, India urged the Canadian authorities to take swift action against the accused. It is not yet known when the incident took place at BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Toronto. But the Indian High Commission in Toronto tweeted on Wednesday, “We strongly condemn the anti-India graffiti at BAPS Swaminarayan Temple in Toronto. Canadian authorities are requested to investigate the incident and take immediate action against the accused.”
Canadian MP Chandra Arya said on Twitter, “Everyone should condemn the desecration of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Toronto by Khalistani extremists from Canada. This is not an isolated incident. Hindu temples in Canada have faced several such hate crimes in recent times. Canada’s concerns Hindu are justified.”