The shared video shows police officers standing between two groups of people, one holding the Indian national flag and the other holding the flag of Khalistan, as police try to end the standoff between the two groups.
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Canada living in Indian community the people and Khalistan separatist movement The news of a dispute between the members of the Diwali night has come to the fore. According to the information, the incident is from Mississauga city of Canada. Videos related to the incident are also being shared on social media. In these videos, two groups can be seen at a Diwali party in Mississauga. One is holding the tricolor and the other is holding the flag of Khalistan. Peel police later confirmed that one person was injured in the brawl. The man suffered minor injuries and was treated by paramedics.
According to local media reports, it was initially reported that 400 to 500 people were involved in a fight in a parking lot in Gorewe Dr. and Etude Dr. in Malton. While the shared video shows police officers standing between two groups of people, one holding the Indian national flag and the other holding the flag of Khalistan, the police are trying to end the standoff between the two groups.
DIWALI NIGHT ‘FIGHT’: A flag-waving faceoff between Indian & Khalistan supporters at Westwood Mall, Malton-Mississauga, on Diwali night appears to have triggered what Peel Police described as reports of “400-500 people fighting in a parking lot.” One person was injured. https://t.co/EBC0HAKLKP pic.twitter.com/FIA3vbELpd
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What did the police say?
The police have not made any arrest in this case. While talking to Toronto CityNews, Peel Police Constable Mandeep Khatra said that the fights were isolated and the entire group was not involved in the fight.
Police said, we had originally received information about a fight between two groups. When we reached the spot, many people were screaming. It was scheduled as Diwali celebration and the police remained in the area to maintain peace and remained in the area till the crowd dispersed.
Canada has seen an increase in anti-India activities in the past few months led by sympathizers for the creation of a separate Khalistani state. Supporters of the Khalistani state have also participated in vandalizing Hindu temples in several Canadian provinces, including the capital Toronto, where they vandalized the BAPS Swaminarayan temple.
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