Afghan Sikh delegation meets Union minister

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A delegation of Afghan Sikh Association called on Union Food Processing Industry Minister Badal here on Wednesday and discussed issues confronting Sikhs in that country.

“Met with a delegation of Afghan Sikh Association to discuss their issues. We will try to resolve them at the earliest,” Harsimrat Kaur said in a tweet.

There have been reports about attacks on Hindus and Sikhs living in Afghanistan. Many families have also moved out of their homes in Afghanistan due to attacks and discrimination.

Sikhs in Afghanistan generally reside in the eastern provinces of Nangarhar, Ghazni, and Kabul.

–IANS

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