Canadian Minister Sardar Harjit Singh Sajjan Receives Warm Welcome in Amritsar


AMRITSAR SAHIB, Punjab—First Sikh Canadian Defence Minister S. Harjit Singh Sajjan today arrived in the holy city Sri Amritsar Sahib at around 7 pm. His arrival at Sri Guru Ram Dass International Airport witnessed a warm welcome treat by the common Sikh masses as well as Sikh activists of various organizations.

Sikh Youth and Jathebandis waited outside airport to receive and honour Sardar Sajan but they were not allowed by security to meet him.

Canadian Minister Sardar Harjit Singh Sajjan

Canadian Minister Sardar Harjit Singh Sajjan

Amid extremely tight security, the activists of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar and Youth Akali Dal Amritsar welcomed S. Harjit Singh Sajjan by displaying placards with welcome note lettered on them.

Slogans like ‘S. Harjit Singh Sajjan Zindabad’ started echoing inside the Airport premises once S. Harjit Singh Sajjan came out.  

S. Jarnail Singh Sakhira, S. Harbir Singh Sandhu, S. Amrik Singh Nangal, S. Navdeep Singh, S. Gursharan Singh Sohal, S. Gurmail Singh, S. Pritpal Singh, S. Gurbhej Singh, S. Ranjit Singh etc. Sikh activists of were present on this eve.

S. Harjit Singh Sajjan will pay obeisance at the sanctum sanctorum Sri Harmandir Sahib on April 20 and will undergo some meetings with his relatives and other government officials in some other districts of Punjab on April 21. He is also likely to attend a special welcome treat by the Canadian High Commission at Chandigarh. via sikh24.com

Members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) with welcome signs for Harjit Sajjan outside the Amritsar airport on Wednesday evening. Gurpreet Singh -HT

Members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) with welcome signs for Harjit Sajjan outside the Amritsar airport on Wednesday evening. Gurpreet Singh -HT via hindustantimes.com

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