In recent times On Sikhs in America There is widespread concern as hate attacks are increasing again.On a New York City bus Last week, a 19-year-old Sikh youth was attacked and tried to pull his turban by a thug.
That is before the incident is forgotten New York(New York) An old man of Sikh descent was beaten to death by an assailant. The Sikhs in America are expressing extreme fear in the wake of the series of incidents.
In this context, the mayor of the city of Hoboken in the state of New Jersey is of Sikh descent Ravi Bhalla(Ravi Bhalla) expressed concern. He himself is also facing threats.
Some unknown persons are sending threatening letters to Ravi Bhalla saying that they will kill him and his family.
First, last year, he received threatening letters asking him to resign from the post of mayor. After that, the thugs started threatening to kill Ravi’s family.In the background of Sikhism(background of Sikhism) CBS News reported on Tuesday that he may have been targeted.
Ravi Bhalla released a statement on the recent events. He said he was shocked by the hate crimes that rocked the Sikh community in New York’s Richmond Hill.
Ravi Bhalla stated that besides attacking a Sikh youth in a moving bus, the assailant tried to forcibly remove his turban. In another incident, an elderly Sikh man lost his life after being attacked.
Ravi Bhalla said that acts of hate and violence are reprehensible…they strike at the heart of American values of unity, diversity and acceptance. Ravi S Bhalla took the pledge. He remarked that we should remember that diversity is our strength.
According to FBI data released last Monday, 198 anti-Sikh hate crimes were reported in 2022, making Sikhs the second largest group to face hate crimes in America.