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MEA asked Pak to act in abduction of Sikh girl

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New Delhi, Sep 1: India on Sunday, strongly condemned the abduction, forced conversion and marriage of two Sikh girls in Pakistan and asked it to take immediate remedial action.

In a tweet, External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India has conveyed its concerns to Pakistan.

"The civil society and the people of India strongly condemn the recent incidents of forced abduction, conversion and marriage of two Sikh girls in Pakistan. We have reflected these strong concerns with Pakistan and have asked for immediate remedial action, he tweeted.

Earlier on August 30, the spokesperson said the Ministry received representations on the reports of the incident of abduction and forced conversion of a Sikh girl in Pakistan and shared this concern with the government of Pakistan and asked them for immediate remedial action.

The issue came to light when the family members posted a video on social media claiming that the girl--Jagjit Kaur-- was abducted and forcibly converted to Islam. They have also sought Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s help.

According to reports, Pakistan government on Friday constituted a high-level committee to probe alleged forced conversion of a 19-year-old Sikh girl to Islam. (UNI)