The Kabbadi World Cup which was to be held sooner, is reported to be postponed and will now be carried out in Punjab, India.
The reason given for its postponement is the religious protests that are being held by the Sikh Community.
“Due to the protests launched by the Sikh Community on the issue of violation of their religious book Guru Garanth, the tournament has been postponed,” reported the Indian news channel.
Recently, there have been a huge wave if religious extremism hovering in India. Various incidents have been reported in India where minorities who are the Muslims and Sikhs have been targeted due to their religious affiliation. In 2014, when the government was Modi was established, the Hindu extremist groups have created a halt to all social sectors in India which include sports.
There has been a lot of tension between Pakistan and India, as there have been negative vibes expressed from Shiv Sena who belongs to India’s far political party. He stormed into the headquarters of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Shiv interrupted as session that was being in the council where BCCI chief Shashank Manohar and Chariman of Pakistan Cricket Board, Shaharyar Khan were discussing the series that is to be held between the two countries this December. The talks between Pakistani counterpart and Indian Cricket Board chairman, were being halted by the protestors who demanded to cancel the talks.