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Will take up the issue of 'forced conversion' of Sikhs with Pak: Swaraj

Member of Sikh community in Pakistan have reportedly lodged a complaint with the deputy commissioner of Hangu in this regard

ANI  |  New Delhi 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Photo: PTI

(EAM) expressing concerns over reports of Sikhs being forced to convert to in district of the province said, she will take up the matter with government at the earliest.

"We will take this up at the highest level with Government of @IndiainPakistan community in 'being forced to convert'" Swaraj tweeted on Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, Chief Minister of Punjab, Capt. urged the to take up the matter at the highest level with Pakistani authorities.

"Request @SushmaSwaraj ji to take up this issue with We cannot allow the community to be victimised in such a manner. It's our duty to help protect the identity and the @MEAIndia should pursue the matter at the highest levels," he tweeted.

Member of community in have reportedly lodged a complaint with the deputy commissioner of in this regard.

First Published: Wed, December 20 2017. 08:45 IST
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