The High Commissioner of Canada to India, Camron MacKay has expressed his displeasure on staging an event celebrating the assassination of Indira Gandhi. Indira Gandhi was one of the most celebrated politicians of the country. She was the first and only female prime minister of the country and led the nation for over a decade.
She is one of the most celebrated politicians in the history of India. Recently, a video from unverified sources has been circulating on the internet. The video shows a tableau in Canada showcasing the assassination of the former Prime Minister. The original source of the video remains unknown. However, the high commissioner of Canada to India has condemned the activities.
MacKay took to his social media to register his shock at the incident. He stated that he is appalled on receiving the reports of the event celebrating the assassination of Indira Gandhi. Further, He asserted that Canada has no place for hate or glorification of violence. In line with this, he expressed his most sincere condemnation of the incident.
In the video, a statue of Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is visible and it is drenched in blood. Accordingly, the Canadian envoy has registered his most sincere displeasure. The Indian community in Canada and several other nations across the globe have also condemned the actions of the unknown persons.
The list of the condemners includes the Minister of External Affairs, who spoke to the authorities in Canada on behalf of the Indian government. Indira Gandhi ruled the country for over fifteen years. First, for 11 years from 1966 to 1977 and for another four years from 1980-1984. At this time, two of her own security staff members assassinated the Prime Minister of the country outside her residence.
The elements of hatred had breached the security of the Indian Embassy in Canada in March 2023. At the time, the government of India had asked the authorities to take responsibility for the activities and bring the perpetrators to justice.