SFJ exposed its nexus with ISI: Amarinder

CHANDIGARH: Reacting to Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) seeking Pakistan?s help to ?liberate? Punjab from India, chief minister said it had exposed the nefarious designs of the organisation and its nexus with the Pakistani army and ISI. Citing the statement of SFJ?s legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, Amarinder said the cat was now well and truly out of the bag, and the truth of the deep-rooted connection between SJF and Pakistani army exposed.

The statement, he said, had nailed SJF?s lies that it was a peaceful movement to build momentum for a referendum on a separate state of Khalistan, said the chief minister, adding that it is more than evident now that the organisation, with the full support and backing of Pak army and ISI, was striving to foment trouble in Punjab.

Pannun has made clear his intentions of going all out to force the secession of Punjab from India, with the backing of Pak army and ISI, said Amarinder, rubbishing SFJ?s claims to the contrary.

Amarinder said he took strong exception to SFJ?s plans to hold the ?Kartarpur Sahib Convention ? 2019?, coinciding with the auspicious occasion of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Dev ji. This, he said, has lent credence to his fears that Pakistan?s decision to open the Kartarpur corridor was an ISI game plan to help forces inimical to India, including SFJ. It has also once again proved that the Pakistan government had always been, and continued to remain, a puppet regime, working at the behest of the army there, he added.

The whole affair was a bigger conspiracy by the Pak army, which is persistently trying to revive militancy in Punjab, said the CM.

If PM Imran Khan was in favour of long lasting peace with India then he should condemn SFJ, he said.

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