New Delhi: The Canadian Government has conveyed to India that Canada will not recognise the objectionable 'Khalistan' referendum organised by the proscribed organisation Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) in Ontario on November 6, the Ministry of External Affairs said on November 03. 

"Government of Canada has conveyed that they respect the sovereignty of India and will not recognise the ('Khalistan') referendum... deeply objectionable that politically motivated exercises by extremist elements are allowed to take place in a friendly country," MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said during a weekly presser.