Kidnapped Afghan Sikh Nidan Singh rescued in Afghanistan
New Delhi: India conveyed its appreciation to the Government of Afghanistan and tribal elders from the area, whose efforts secured the return of Nidan Singh Sachdeva, a leader of the Hindu and Sikh Community of Afghanistan, on Saturday. Sachdeva was kidnapped in Chamkani district of Paktia province on June 22 , 2020, a Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson stated here on Saturday.
“The targeting and persecution of minority community members by terrorists at the behest of their external supporters remains a matter of grave concern,” the MEA spokesperson stated.
It may be mentioned that in a recent decision, India had decided to facilitate the return of Afghan Hindu and Sikh community members facing security threats in Afghanistan to India.
– globalbihari bureau