Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the chief of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), designated a terrorist by India, has issued a threat to target the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) on 12 March, as reported by The Times Of India.
Interestingly, this date coincides with the 31st anniversary of the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai.
Pannun, in a statement, asserted his intention to disrupt "India's economic system" as a response to what he termed as the "Modi regime's transnational repression."
The SFJ chief, in a video message, called on people in India to "Dump Indian Stock" and "Buy American Stocks" ahead of the planned attack.
This provocative threat adds to the security concerns surrounding the anniversary of the Mumbai bombings, emphasising the need for heightened vigilance and preventive measures.
The Indian authorities are likely to address the situation seriously, evaluating the credibility of the threat and taking necessary steps to ensure the safety and security of financial institutions and the public.
Nayan Dwivedi is Staff Writer at Swarajya.
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