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Sikh community extends hand of humanity amidst Israel-Hamas crisis

Sikh community extends hand of humanity amidst Israel-Hamas crisis

| @indiablooms | 03 Nov 2023, 05:43 pm

In a heartfelt display of compassion and solidarity, a Sikh community delegation led by former Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president Manjit Singh GK recently met with the Palestinian Ambassador to India, Adnan Abu Al-Hija.

Their purpose was to offer assistance and support to those affected by the Israel-Hamas conflict that has continued to ravage the West Asian region.

The Sikh delegation expressed their unwavering commitment to peace and harmony, firmly believing in the power of humanity to transcend political and geographical boundaries.

Manjit Singh GK, who spoke on behalf of the delegation, conveyed their message of goodwill.

He stated, “Our community always roots for peace and harmony, and as a humanitarian gesture, we want to extend help to those who are affected by the Israel-Hamas war.”

Manjit Singh GK made it explicit that their humanitarian assistance knows no boundaries or borders. He stated, “Whoever needs help, whether it is Israel or Palestine, we are ready to provide humanitarian aid.” This commitment underscores the Sikh community’s unwavering belief in the importance of extending a hand of peace and humanity to those in need.

During the meeting, the Sikh delegation submitted a memorandum to Ambassador Adnan Abu Al-Hija, outlining their concerns about the ongoing conflict and their sincere offer of assistance. In the memorandum, the delegation expressed their deep understanding of the humanitarian crisis currently faced by the people of Palestine. They pledged to provide humanitarian aid, including essential civil and food supplies, to alleviate the suffering in the region.

The memorandum emphasized the global perspective of the Sikh community, stating, “Sikhs around the world are deeply concerned about the ongoing conflict in West Asia, which has resulted in the loss of precious lives in both Israel and Palestine.” This concern is a reflection of their commitment to global peace and harmony.

Furthermore, the Sikh delegation urged all parties involved in the Israel-Hamas conflict to cease hostilities and work towards maintaining peace and harmony worldwide. Their message was clear and resolute: “Our community always vowed for global peace and harmony. We urge upon all parties to desist from indulging in warfare and maintain global peace and harmony.”

The Sikh community’s gesture of compassion and support during these turbulent times sends a powerful message of unity, solidarity, and a shared commitment to global peace. In a world often marred by conflicts, their actions remind us that acts of kindness and empathy can transcend political differences and inspire hope in the darkest of times.

As the Israel-Hamas conflict continues to unfold, the Sikh community’s offer of assistance serves as a poignant reminder that humanity’s bonds are stronger than any divisions, and it is through such gestures of solidarity that the path to peace and reconciliation can begin.

(Image and text courtesy: Khalsavox.com)

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