The ISC strongly condemns the shooting of innocent Sikhs attending prayer serviceat a Gurdwara, which is a sacred place of worship in the Milwaukee Subarb of Oak Creek. This is indeed very disturbing and tragic news for all Sikhsworldwide particularly in Punjab and India.
We call on the Sikh Community to be vigilant and step up security in their own areas as per their assessment. We compliment President Obama for expressing personal pain and regret but we strongly feel that too many such incidents in the USA dictatethe need to take more concrete steps to eliminate such wanton violence in the future.
We appeal to the Indian Govt to give deep thought to this very disturbing trend inthe USA and take appropriate measures to ensure protection of minorities by theUS Govt.
Lt. Gen K S Gill, PVSM (Retd)