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Justice T. K. Garg at site of Hondh Massacre (1984)

Hondh Chillar Massacre: Garg Commission recommends compensation for victims, No identification of culprits

A commission that was formed to investigate 1984 Sikh massacre at Hondh Chillar in Haryana has reportedly recommended that an amount of Rs 20 lakh be paid over and above any amount that has been paid to the next of kin of those who had died in the Hondh Chillar massacre.

Justice T. K. Garg at site of Hondh Massacre (1984)

Hondh Chillar victims complain about delay in payment of compensation

Asking Manohar Lal Khattar led Haryana government to declare timeframe for the compensation that is to be given to them, the Hondh Chillar massacre victims yesterday threatened to self-immolate outside the residence of Haryana CM.

Haryana Government withholds Garg Commission report

Haryana Government withholds findings of Garg commission report

Garg Commission was appointed by the Haryana Government to probe the Hondh Chillar massacre of 2 November 1984. The commission submitted its report to the BJP led Haryana government about a month ago.

Remains of Village Hondh-Chillar - the site of Hondh-Chillar Massacre (1984)

Hondh Chillar Massacre: Garg commission submits reports; Recommends compensation for Sikh killings and Gurdwara destruction

The Justice T.P. Garg Commission, which was appointed to probe the massacre of 32 Sikhs at Hondh Chillar village in Rewari district of Haryana on November 2, 1984 submitted its report to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on March 27.

Justice T. K. Garg at site of Hondh Massacre (1984)

Hondh Chillar Massacre: Former DC S. C. Chaudhari refuses to appear before Garg Commission

Hisar: The representatives of Hondh Chillar massacre co-ordination committee said that the Justice T. P. Garg held probe hearing on November 14, 2014. The Garg Commission recorded the statement of retired police officer DSP Ram Bhaj, who was posted as DSP in Narnaul district during November 1984.

Justice (Retd) T. K. Garg visited Hondh Massacre site

“Probe” into Hondh Chillar Massacre stopped after expiry of the Garg Commission’s term

Hisar, Haryana: The investigations into Hondh Chillar genocidal massacre of the Sikhs in November 1984 were reportedly stopped as the term of the Garg Commission constituted after 27 years of the massacre has expired. The extended term of Garg commission reportedly expired on 30 September, 2014; as a result the probe that was being conducted in a Hisar court was stopped with immediate effect.

Gurudwara Sahib of VIllage Hondh, that was burnt during 1984 Sikh Genocide

Hondh Chillar Massacre: There was blood all over the Gurdwara Sahib, recalls surviver

Haryana, India: Thirty-eight people, including women and children, from Rewari district's Hondh Chillar village were burnt alive on November 2, 1984 as part of systematic genocidal massacres of the Sikhs through out India. The bodies of the villagers were later dumped in a well.

Current Situation of Sikh Gurudwara Sahib of Village Hondh Chillar (Haryana) that was burnt during incidents of Sikh Genocide in November 1984

Parties eyeing Sikh votes mum on Hondh Chillar massacre issue

Jalandhar, Punjab: As SAD(B)-INLD and Congress are trying to woo Sikhs of Haryana by raking up formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) to garner votes, the issue of justice to the victims of the Hondh Chillar village massacre in Rewari district where 32 members of the community were butchered has been completely forgotten.

Inderjeet Singh (who was killed in the Hondh Massacre 1984) - [File Photo]

Sikh Genocide survivor from Hondh Chillar identifies victim Inderjit Singh before Garg Commission

Hisar, Haryana (February 01, 2014): It is learnt that Justice TP Garg, inquiring into the 1984 Sikh carnage in Hondh Chillar village of Rewari (Haryana), has completed first phase of investigation.

Ruins of Sikh Village Hondh Chillar that was destroyed during the Hondh Massacre in November 1984 (File Photo: 2011)

SGPC to raise Sikh genocide 1984 memorial at the site of Hondh-Chillar Massacre, Makkar assures survivors

Amritsar, Punjab (August 25, 2013): As per some media reports the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has decided to raise a memorial for the victims of the Hondh-Chillar Massacre at the Sikh genocide site at village Hondh Chillar, near Rewari in Haryana.

Remains of Village Hondh-Chillar - the site of Hondh-Chillar Massacre (1984)

Hondh-Chillar Sikh survivor, who lost seven from the family, cross-examined by Garg Commission; Next hearing on 27 Sept.

Hondh-Chillar/Rewari, Haryana (August 22, 2013): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Garg Commission, headed by Justice T.P. Garg, held a hearing related to the Hondh-Chillar Massacre 1984 on August 21, 2013.

Giani Gurbachan Singh laid foundation of Sikh Genocide 1984 Memorial at Village Hondh

AISSF to start construction of Sikh genocide memorial at Hond-Chillar on Nov 2: Peermohammad

Chandigarh/ Punjab (July 17, 2013): It is learnt that the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) declared on July 17, 2013 to start construction of memorial at Hondh-Chillar on November 2, 2013 in the memory of Sikhs massacred in this village during November 1984 Sikh genocide.

Justice T. K. Garg at site of Hondh Massacre (1984)

Garg Commission investigating the Hondh-Chillar Massacre held hearing; Next hearing on July 19

Rewari, Haryana (July 06, 2013): It is learnt that the Justice T.P. Garg commission, that is 'investigating' the Hondh-Chillar Massacre of November 1984, held a hearing on July 05, 2013 that was attended by members of the Hondh Chillar Co-ordination Committee, besides the victims of the Hondh-Chillar Massacre.

Justice T. K. Garg at site of Hondh Massacre (1984)

Eight Hondh Chillar Massacre survivors depose before Garg Commission

Chandigarh/Punjab (November 22, 2012): According to media reprots eight survivors of the Hondh Chillar massacre deposed before the Justice T. P. Garg Commission at Hisar on November 20, 2012.

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Another Sikh Genocide site unearthed in Haryana – Gudha-Kanina Massacre witnesses come forward with horrific details of survival

Haryana, India (August 04, 2012): After discovery of mass graves at Hondh-Chillar and Haily Mandi, in yet another heart wrenching discovery, two more ethnically cleansed sites from the November 1984 Sikh Genocidal have been discovered in the state of Haryana by All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ).

FIR of Hondh Massacre of Sikhs (Page 3/3) - Click on Image for Larger view

Hondh Massacre (1984): Sikh rights group demands three member inquiry commission

Chandigarh (July 27, 2012): A day after Justice Garg’s visit to village Hondh-Chillar, All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) demanded a three member inquiry commission comprising of High Court Justices to thoroughly investigate the November 1984 genocidal attacks on the Sikh population throughout the Sate of Haryana.

Remains of Village Hondh-Chillar - the site of Hondh-Chillar Massacre (1984)

Sikh Genocide 1984: Garg Commission directed administration to protect the Hondh Massacre site

Rewari, Haryana (July 27, 2012): Certian media reports have suggested that Justice T. K. Garg commission has taken serious note of the encroachments over the site of Village Hondh Chillar, a Sikh village in Haryana that was totally destroyed during the Hondh massacre which left half of the Sikh residents of the village massacred.

Village Hondh Massacre - Sikh Genocide 1984

Haryana Govt. authorised Garg Commission to inquire Pataudi & Gurgaon massacres also

Chandigarh (July 16, 2012): It has been recently reported in media today the Haryana government extended the scope of the Garg Commission, a single member commission, constituted to inquire into the killing of innocent Sikhs during the Hondh Massacre of Novmeber 1984 at village Hondh Chillar, to cover Pataudi and Gurgaon districts in addition to the area already assigned.

Remains of Village Hondh-Chillar - the site of Hondh-Chillar Massacre (1984)

Hondh Massacre – Sikh Genocide 1984: Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied – Sikh bodies tell Garg Commission

Hissar (July 02, 2012): A delegation of survivors of Hondh, Pataudi and Gurgaon headed by Karnail Singh Peermohammad President of All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF - Peermohammad), appeared before Garg Commission to present the evidence related to November 1984 genocidal attacks on Sikh population. Survivors, AISSF and Sikh for Justice (SFJ) demanded that Justice Garg should visit the ruins of genocidal sites at Hondh, Pataudi and Gurgaon. The delegation also demanded that Commission should take action on FIR No. 91 dated November 03, 1984 and issue arrest warrant of persons named in that FIR.

Ruins of Sikh Village Hondh Chillar, Haryana that was totally destroyed during Sikh Genocide 1984.

“Visit the mass grave site at Hondh-Chillar” – Survivors of 1984 Gencoide to Justice Garg

Chandigarh (June 22, 2012): The Survivors of Hondh Chillar demanded that Justice T.P Garg should visit the ruins of Hondh Chillar genocidal site. Justice TP Garg is heading the one man Commission set up the by State of Haryana on March 05, 2011 in response to the discovery of Mass Grave in village Hondh-Chillar, District Rewari wherein several dozen Sikhs were killed and their properties were burnt in November 1984.

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