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Sikh community in Houston urges PM Modi to change name of Delhi airport

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 September 2019, 17:15 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi communicated with the Sikh community in Houston, United States on Sunday.

In time of the interaction, the members of the Sikh community commended the Indian prime minister on some significant rulings made by his government after coming to power for the second time. The Sikh community in addition set forth an epistle to the prime minister.

Yielding the epistle, the Sikh community recommended PM Modi to the matter of Sikh genocide in 1984, in which large number of Sikhs were killed throughout the nation after the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

The Sikh community further demanded the renaming of Delhi Airport to Guru Nanak Dev International Airport. The community further put in a plea for PM Modi to talk on the issue of Article 25 of the Indian Constitution and Anand Marriage Act, Visa and Passport renewal of asylees.

Speaking to ANI, Avinder Chawla, sitting commissioner, Arvin, California, stated that the Sikh community has expressed it’s gratitude towards PM Modi for his rulings, he has considered for the betterment of the Sikh community.


Chawla further went on to say that the Sikh community thanks PM Modi for Kartarpur Corridor.

He also mentioned that President Donald Trump will be present at Howdy Modi event in Houston and this exhibits the value and importance of the Indian prime minister.

“We submitted a memorandum and thanked Modi ji for what he has done for Sikh community. We thanked him for Kartarpur corridor. President Trump is coming here tomorrow (at Howdy Modi), shows how important a leader PM Modi is," Chawla told ANI

First published: 23 September 2019, 17:15 IST