October 24, 2009 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Amritsar (24 October, 2009): Various Sikh organizations like Dal Khalsa, Khalsa Action Committee, Sikh Youth of Punjab and Sikh Youth Federation has issued an appeal to people of Punjab especially the Sikhs to observe Punjab Bandh on 3rd November 2009 to mark 25th anniversary of 1984 Sikh Genocide. ‘About ten thousand Sikhs were massacred by Hindus with active support of Indian State, its’ Police force and other agencies after assassination of Indra Gandhi.’ informed Sikh leaders. ‘25 hears have passed and there is no justice for victims of this brutal carnage’ they added.
“The objective of the shutdown call is to express anguish against” the riots and “expose” the “denial of justice” to the victims besides paying homage to those killed, Harcharnjit Singh Dhami (Dal Khalsa) and Mihkam Singh (KAC) informed SikhSiyasat Network.
These Sikh Organizations announced 3rd November as a complete shutdown day in state to mark the 25th anniversary of 1984 Sikh Genocide. They informed that only essential and emergency services comprising medical services, fire services, etc will be allowed to remain open for public in Punjab.
On the other hand various Sikh organizations or Europe shall hold a protest demonstration in from of UN office to register their protest against denial of justice to victims of Sikh genocide even after 25 years.
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