Seattle shooting: Sikh community offers to help spread awareness about Sikhism in U.S.
| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST
Washington D.C.[USA], Mar. 5(ANI): Reacting on the fresh incident touted to be yet another hate crime in which a 39 year old Sikh man was shot by an unknown assailant, the American Gurdwara Parbhandhak committee (AGPC) has condemned the attack and offered to help the US administration to generate awareness about their religion. "Incidents of mistaken identity have happened in the USA recently and some of the Sikhs have become victims of this. The American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) offered the US administration all help to generate awareness about the Sikh religion," Dr.Pritpal Singh coordinator AGPC told ANI. Meanwhile, the Akal Takhat (primary seat of Sikh religious authority ) and SGPC ( the premier body of the Sikhs) has also condemned the incident and urged Trump administration to help against the spreading menace of hate crimes. President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak committee Manjit Singj GK has also voiced his condemnation over the hate crime incidents taking place in U.S. and said, "they would approach the US administration and offer their services to generate awareness about Sikhs." Marking as the third incident in two weeks of apparent hate crime against Indian community, a 39-year-old Sikh man in the US has been injured when an unidentified person shot him outside his home and allegedly shouted "go back to your own country." (ANI)