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Australia: Sikh sangat marks 31st anniversary of Ghallughara June 1984 in Sydney

June 16, 2015 | By

Sydney: Sikh Sangat of Australia organised a “Shaheedi Samagam” last week to mark the 31st anniversary of ‘Ghallughara June 1984’ at Gurudwara Sahib of Glenwood (Parkley) in Western Sydney. The samgam was organised by the Gurdwara Sahib in association of the Sikh Federation of Australia and Australian Sikh Association.

Speaking on the occasion Bhai Gurmej Singh and Bhai Davinder Singh (Qaumi Awaaz Radio) said that the Ghallughara of June 1984 was the worst attack on Sikhs by Hindutva forces.

A view of gathering during the samagam

A view of gathering during the samagam

The martyrdom of Sant Jarnail Singh Ji Khalsa Bhindranwale and others great Sikhs, who had laid their lives defending the sanctity of Darbar Sahib during June 1984 army attack, would inspire Sikhs to fight for the freedom, they added.

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Retired Australian Navy Officer S. Angad Singh threw light on the problems that Sikh Army men (Dharmi Faujis) had to face after leaving their barracks to protest against Indian Amry’s invasion of Darbar Saib Amritsar.

Giani Santokh Singh, Giani Mehar Singh, Bhai Kuldeep Singh and S. Udham Singh also addressed the Sikh sangat on this occasion.

The leader of Sikh Federation of Australia and Australian Sikh Assocaition extended thanks to the Sikh sangat for supporting this event.

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