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‘Sikh Extremists In Canada, The UK And Italy Are ­Working With ISI Or Independently’

Talking to Outlook, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh explains the role of 'foreign hand' in reviving Khalistani extremism in the state.

‘Sikh Extremists In Canada, The UK And Italy Are ­Working With ISI Or  Independently’
‘Sikh Extremists In Canada, The UK And Italy Are ­Working With ISI Or Independently’ Photograph by Jitender Gupta

On returning as Punjab chief minister last year, Captain Amarinder Singh found the state reeling under a drug problem and  att­empts to revive Khalistani ext­r­e­mism. In this interview with Ushinor Maj­um­dar, he explains the role of the ‘foreign hand’ and how the state is dealing with it. Edited excerpts:

Is there a resurgence of Khalistani ext­re­mism, considering the number of rec­ent incidents and killings?

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