Radical Islamic groups, including sympathizers of the terrorist ISIS yesterday (March 8), protested outside the Indian embassy in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and the Indian consulate in Medan in the nation against the recent municipal violence witnessed in Delhi, Economic times.
A crowd of over 2,000 protesters were gathered outside the embassy which reportedly burned Indian national flags. Many of these protesters also waved ISIS flags outside the embassy. Protesters also threatened to launch protests against an important businessman of Indian origin in the country.
Indian Ambassador to Indonesia Pradeep Kumar Rawat strongly condemned the act of burning the national flag and refused to enter into any kind of dialogue with radical extremists following their action to burn the tricolor flag.
In the meantime, it should also be noted that the Indian embassy has taken note of the swift action taken by the Foreign Ministry of Indonesia against the radicals. In addition, Pakistan is suspected of being involved in protests organized outside the embassy.