London: A visit to the gurdwaras of Britain's radical Khalistani organizations will be shocking and confusing for those raised in Punjab. Khalistani organizations have not only spread throughout the UK but they have also established a money making industry here. It is beneficial for those who have no other source of livelihood. Most of these organizations are Federation of Sikh Organization (FSO), Sikh Council U.K. (SCUK) or has become a member of the umbrella organizations of the World Sikh Parliament (WSP). An official working in the security establishment said, "Although these organizations do not have the support of the majority of the Sikh population in Britain, they continue to compete with each other for control of the management of gurdwaras here."
Radical Sikh groups reviving Khalistan movement In
Britain, fundamentalist Sikh groups are trying to revive the Khalistan movement and spreading fake propaganda against India. In order to give martyr status to the Sikh motherland, large posters of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale have been placed in all these gurdwaras. There are few gurudwaras in the UK like the liberal minded Ramgarhia, Ravidasia and International Bhat Society but their voices are not heard much. Another official, Midland Langer, warned that once established, these organizations could become a major base for Khalistan.
Recently, a former drug peddler Deepa Singh and her sister were accused by the West Midlands Police Counter Terrorism Unit of cheating in an allegedly donated charitable fund. Deepa Singh aka Kaldip Singh Lehal Sikh Youth U.K. (S.Y.U.K.) In November 2018, S.Y.U.K. And the Sikh Channel raised £ 0.35 million to build a Sikh Arbitration and Research Center (SMART). How this money was used is a matter of investigation. Another Sikh TV Channel ktv Global has been seen actively promoting Khalistan in Britain. An examination of the channel's records showed that it was dissolved on 31 March, as the company had failed to file financial returns since 2018. Its director Jasbir Mandair is also an active director of Khalsa Television Limited,
A gurudwara will bear the cost of legal battle
Amrik Singh Gill and S.F.U.K. Are also leading another legal battle over Sikhs to be identified as a separate ethnic group. SFUK The spokesperson of Dabinderjit Singh claimed in a media interview that the legal cost would be £ 0.1 million and a gurudwara has agreed to bear the full cost. The question is whether the funds collected by the gurdwaras as charitable organizations can be used for such legal battles? Another new entry into the politics of Murki Khalistan in Britain is that of the National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF) and its leader Shamsher Singh. Nsyf The website openly supports Babbar Khalsa International (B $ KI), another organization on the UK terror list. Interestingly, this organization is gradually entering universities and colleges in the UK.