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Hondh Chillar victims complain about delay in payment of compensation

June 18, 2015 | By

Chandigarh: 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.

Members of Hondh Cillar Talmel Committee said that four months have passed since a commission headed by Justice (retd.) T. P. Garg submitted a report on this matter. Committee co-ordinator Manwinder Singh Giaspura said a copy of report have been provided to the victims yet.

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

Justice T. K. Garg along with Sikh genocide 1984 survivors and others outside the Gurudawara Sahib of ruined Sikh village Hondh Chillar, that was destroyed during the hondh massacre in November 1984. [File Photo – July 26, 2012]

The Hondh Chillar massacre was part of Sikh Genocide of November 1984. More than thirty Sikhs, which comprised half of the population of the Sikh village was massacred by Hindu mobs on 2 November 1984. Justice remains denied to the victims and survivors even after three decades.

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