San Jose, Sep 28:  Supporters of a separatist Sikh organisation today held a peaceful protest rally and even hired a helicopter to fly a banner outside the venue where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora. Several hundred Sikh for Justice (SFJ) supporters with anti-Modi and anti-India placards and banners were standing outside the SAP Centre where more than 18,000 people waited for hours to listen to the speech of the Prime Minister. (Also Read: Google to set up Wi-Fi at 400 Indian railway stations in India)

Many of the protesters were displaying posters of Khalistan and seeking a referendum in the year 2020. They hired a helicopter to fly one of such protest banners. Members of the Alliance for Justice and Accountability also held a separate peaceful protest rally against the venue alleging that the human rights conditions under the Modi regime has deteriorated.