Converting Sikhs right in their own gurdwaras

In an expose by United Sikhs interview, Fateh TV programme director Arwinder Kaur talks about how three South Korean ladies tried to lure her into Christianity, within Darbar Sahib complex in Amritsar. They even offer cash for conversion!

| Punjab, India | 11 July 2016 | Asia Samachar |
ARWINDER KAUR: Fateh TV programme director

How about that! Christian missionary workers trying to ‘snatch’ Sikhs at the heart of their most recognisable location – the Darbar Sahib in Amritsar, popularly known as the Golden Temple.

Three ladies, said to be South Koreans, approached a Sikh lady within the complex to lure her to Christianity. She was probably one of the many ‘prey’ of the day for the ladies who were said to be ‘pretty, white-clad, seated in style and talked with courage’.

“They dress well, they look radiant. That’s how they lure our Sikhs. They take them out to peddle Christianity to them,” Fateh TV programme director Arwinder Kaur told United Sikhs in an interview published via the Youtube.

This is not a page from the past, but what is happening today in the Punjab, the only state in India where Sikhs form a majority. There is another state of Punjab in Pakistan where the majority population are Muslims.

“They spoke in Hindi and English….They even offered cash,” she said.

The video came with the following editorial: “Religious Conversion by offering cash and benefits is increasing in Panjab’s villages and towns, where the needy fall prey. Today’s incident of an attempt to convert Sikhs at Sri Darbar Sahib, is alarming.”


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  1. Something doesn’t sound right. Someone slaps you and you still stand there listening to them?