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Pro-Khalistan groups hold demonstration outside UN

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017,12:58 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New York | Pro-Khalistan groups have held a demonstration outside the UN headquarters here calling on the world body to support a referendum for self-determination.
A delegation of Sikh activists also submitted to UN officials a report ‘A Case For Punjab Referendum 2020 – Sikhs Right to Self-Determination – Why and How?’.
The report by advocacy group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), addressed to Secretary General Antonio Guterres, urged the UN to support the demand of Sikhs for holding a referendum in Punjab for “realisation of their right to self-determination”.
Members of Sikh rights groups and North American Gurudwara committees urged the United Nations to support the “Punjab Independence Referendum” for a separate Sikh homeland of Khalistan.