WASHINGTON - A Sikh rights group Wednesday unveiled its campaign against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighting what it called the renewed threat to Christians, Muslims and Sikhs under his BJP-led government.

According to a press statement from Sikhs for Justice” (SFJ), the weeklong “Anti-Modi” campaign includes national TV and Radio commercials, advertisement in The Washington Times and sending of emails to the members of Congress. Sikh group started the campaign by displaying dioramas at Washington metro stations, charging Modi’s political party with the offence of “attacks on religious minorities in India”. Attorney Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, legal advisor to SFJ, stated that religious minorities were coming together in Washington to expose and highlight the excesses committed by Modi and BJP.

A Citizens’ Court is also being convened on September 30 by SFJ that will hold indictment proceedings against the Indian Prime Minister.

 “The ‘indictment’ proceedings will be conducted in a replica court room set up in the President’s Park right in the front of the White House. The ‘charge-sheet’ issued by the group, Sikhs for Justice, lists Modi’s alleged involvement in the 2002 massacre of Muslims in Gujarat when he was the chief minister. To publicize Modi’s ‘indictment’ proceedings, the rights group has launched an advocacy campaign by renting dioramas at several Metro subway stops in Washington, SFJ said.