new Delhi: The farmers’ protest has been going on for three weeks against the new agriculture laws of the Modi government. A large number of peasants from Punjab and Haryana are holding the frontier along the borders with Delhi. Four days ago there was a demonstration in the US in support of farmers. During this period, the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza in front of the Indian Embassy was broken. At the same time, the flag of Khalistan was waved over it. Now the US State Department statement on this incident has come out.
According to the US State Department, on 12 December Gandhiji’s statue was broken in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington DC, it is a condemnable incident. Now the US promises complete security to the Indian embassy. According to the spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs, this is being discussed with the officials of the Indian Embassy. They also take responsibility to tighten the security of the embassy.
Indian Embassy had said this
India also objected to the incident in Washington DC. After the incident, the Indian embassy issued a statement saying that we strongly condemn the act by the protesters against the universally respected icon of the embassy peace and justice. Those who do this should be acted upon. Farmer supporters, who organized a demonstration in Washington, denied the allegations. According to him, no protestor neither broke the statue of Mahatma Gandhi nor waved the flag of Khalistan on him.
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Such an incident also took place in London
Indian people are demonstrating in many countries in support of farmers. Earlier, Khalistan flags were waved during a demonstration outside the Indian High Commission in London. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have also tweeted in support of the farmers. However, India also retaliated on Trudeau’s statement. He was also advised not to interfere in internal affairs.