There has been a lot of resentment among Sikhs in the wake of the disfiguring of religious symbols of Sikhs in Malaysia. The Sikh-led ‘Malaysian National Sikh Movement’ has lodged a complaint with the ‘Ipoh Center Police Station’. This complaint has been lodged against manufacturers and vendors who are selling chappals with religious symbol Of Sikhhism ‘Kahnda’ was printed On it.
General Secretary Amarjit Singh Gill said that he got irreverent photographs on the What’sapp. He said that it was a big setback for me to see that these slippers were being sold openly in the Ulore Center. “It is really painful and it is very shameful for Chappal makers to create the religious symbol of the Sikhs and openly sell it.” The Sikh organization, after thoroughly investigating the matter, The act has demanded action against the accused under the Exploit Act 1948. He said that no one should dishonor anyone’s religion. All should stay together and respect one another’s religion.“We hope that the police will go to the trial and take strict action against the accused, which will ensure that such an incident will never happen again.A shopkeeper who sells such slippers there has apologized in the police station today and he said that he was unaware that it was the religious symbol of the Sikhs. The shopkeeper said he would send these slippers back to the Thailand-based manufacturer. General Secretary of the organization Amarjit Singh Gill said that a shopkeeper apologized for this mistake but we ask the administration to take action against the shopkeepers who are still doing this work. The organization has appealed to all to maintain peace and respect each other’s religion.
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