Indian Govt officials respond to the Sikh boy being called “Terrorist” in Georgia.
New Delhi, March 03 (ANI): India on Tuesday condemned racial attack against a Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia and called for action by the government of India as well as the US over the same.
A young Sikh boy in US has been called a “terrorist” by a group of school children, with the video of the abuse now going viral on the Internet. In the video posted on Inquisitr, the bespectacled Sikh boy is seen sitting in what appears to be a school bus and is surrounded by students.
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President, Manjit Singh GK condemned the incident and said that a survey says that 60 per cent of Americans doesn’t know who Sikhs are, 48 percent of Americans think Sikhs are Arabs or Afghans.
Singh further appealed to the Government of India to hold talks with the American Government over awareness about Sikhs. Meanwhile, other political leaders also slammed the racial discrimination in world’s oldest democratic country.