Two police personnel were suspended on dragging a sikh by hair in Madhya Pradesh. The suspended cops included an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable. Video of the incident has gone viral on social media. In the video clip, a Sikh is seen being pushed around, dragged by his hair by a cop. Another sikh is being seen requesting cops not to beat his companion. The incident, which took place in full public view, was shot in a 50-second video. It reportedly happened on Thursday at Palsud in Barwani district during a checking of vehicles by the two cops. The sikh, identified as Prem Singh, is a resident of Palsud town. Prem Singh is also said to be a granthi at the local Gurdwara. Granthi is caretaker of a gurdwara and reader of Guru Granth Sahib, the central religious scripture of Sikhism. The incident sparked a nationwide outrage among members of Sikh community. Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Narendra Saluja tweeted the video and criticised police. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter to condemn the incident.
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The Ministry of External Affairs has stated that group of Sikh and Hindu communities who returned from Afghanistan will be facilitated as per rules in the country. MEA is in touch with others who would like to return. "Our mission in Kabul (Afghanistan), despite COVID-19 situation facilitated return of first group that arrived last week. Their cause for permanent settlement here will be examined and facilitated as per rules. We are in touch with others who would like to return, we would facilitate it," said MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava.
Villagers in the remote Abbottabad region of Pakistan take part in animprovised cricket match on the steep site of an old landslide after diggingout a makeshift pitch. Shakir Abbasi, the sports journalist who filmed thevideo, said he hopes the success of the viral video will encourage someone tobuild a more traditional cricket pitch for them to play on.
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