Chandigarh – Former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday took serious notice of the incident occurred at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir where a sikh girl was pressurized to convert into Islam and was seriously injured in attack by Islamic fundamentalists when she refused to toe the line dictated by them. Both the leaders took up the issue with the DGP of the state who assured them of prompt action in the case.In a statement released here on Saturday, Majithia, who is also SAD’s Incharge of J&K state affairs and Sirsa said that it has come to their notice that a Sikh girl who joined Islamic University of Science and Technology in South Kashmir was allegedly being forced to convert to Islam and was asked to observe fast during Ramzan to wear a head scarf like other Muslim girls go in the college. When she refused the boys first tried to strangulate her and later two bike borne youth tried to stab her. A case has been registered in this regard but no arrests have been made yet. They said that the girl’s family is scared as they are being threatened through social media apps. They further informed that when they talked to father of the girl Amarjit Singh he stated that there is no option left for them and they are being forced to leave the valley. They assured the family that not only SAD but whole community is with them and their safety and security will be ensured at any cost.
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