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Sikh Genocide 1984

Hondh Massacre: Sikh bodies demand judicial probe

February 21, 2011 | By

Amritsar, PUNJAB (February 21, 2011): More than 26 years have passed since the incidents of mass level organized violance against the Sikhs in November 1984 but investigations have taken place in district Rewari (Haryana) incident that had resulted in complete destruction of Sikh village. Sikh bodies, Khalsa Action Committee and Dal Khalsa, have urged the Haryana Chief Minister to constitute a judicial commission to probe into the well-planned killings of Sikhs in Rewari district of Haryana and to bring the mighty conspirators and perpetrators to book.

In a statement KAC chairman Mohkam Singh and Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh said the commission should be headed by the sitting judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court with a clear mandate and specific timeframe.

Urging the Haryana CM to act fast sensing the gravity of the crime committed by Congress sponsored frenzied mob 26 years ago, they said a delegation of KAC would soon meet Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda to hand over the memo in this regard.

They said it had come into light that on Nov 2 1984, 35 Sikhs were burnt alive by mob that thronged the village from nearby. The village consisting of torched houses, a burnt Gurudwara and scattered human bones has now been discovered by Manvinder Singh Giaspur an engineer by profession based at Gurgaon.

Endorsing the call given by AISSF led by Karnail Singh Peermohammad for Shaheedi Samagam at village Hondh-Chillar on March 6, they said the gathering would pay homage to those who were burnt alive. It would also press the state to deliver justice.

They said the then chief minister of the state Bhajan Lal was prime suspect and his role should also be brought under scanner along with the district police head of those times.

A string of enquiry commissions and committees set up by the government of India, under pressure of civil society has miserably failed to uncover the truth, they rued

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