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June 1984 Martyrs

Kar Sewa For Shaheedi Gallery Begins, May Figure Portraits Of The Sangat Killed By Indian Army

The Damdami Takhsal has its boots up to start up with the 'Kar Sewa'  (voluntary service) for  setting up a Shaheedi (martyrs) gallery at the June 1984 Indian army's

Installing Portraits Is Aimed To Pay Respect & Give Recognition To Martyrs Of Faith, Says Dal Khalsa

The pro-freedom Sikh group Dal Khalsa here today appreciated the decision of the SGPC to install portraits of June 1984 martyrs in the basement of memorial built

Sikh Activists Hold ‘Sikh Genocide Remembrance March’ in Amritsar; Calls For Amritsar Shut Down On 6 June

Pro-freedom Sikh group Dal Khalsa took out a Genocide Remembrance Parade on the streets of holy city displaying photographs of damaged Akal Takht Sahib and Sikh martyrs

June 1984 Ghallughara Samagam: SGPC Chief Kirpal Singh Badungar Meets Simranjit Singh Mann

SGPC president Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar met Shriomani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) chief Simranjit Singh Mann recently at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib to discuss with him the issue of June 1984 Ghallughara Samagam.

Another view of gathering of Sikhs in the courtyard of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib (June 06, 2013)

Sikhs observed 29th anniversary of Ghallughara (holocaust) June 1984

Amritsar, Punjab (June 06, 2013): Sikhs observed 29th anniversary of Ghallughara (holocaust) June 1984 at Sri Akal Takhat Sahib on today. The Shiormani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) organized a function to mark the day, called Ghallughara Dihara (holocaust day).

Sikh Forum to hold Lecture meeting in Delhi on June 1st to pay homage to martyrs of June 1984

New Delhi, India (May 26, 2013): It is learnt that in remembrance of the 29th anniversary of June 1984 attack on various Sikh Gurdwaras in Punjab and adjoining states the Sikh Forum is going to hold a lecture meeting to pay homage to the martyrs of June 1984.

Sikh body, Dal Khalsa, submits memo to Jathedar Akal Takht on memorial issue

Amritsar, Punjab (May 15, 2013): The Dal Khalsa has submitted a memorandum requesting Jathedar Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh to resolve the memorial row keeping collective will of the community and historical traditions in mind in the meeting of the high priests.

Don’t remove martyr’s names from the Saka June 1984 memorial: SYA to Badal Dal

New York, United States (May 07, 2013): In a written statement the Sikh Youth of America has urged Badal Dal and SGPC to restrain for removing the name of Sikh martyr Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale from the Gurdwara Yaadgaar Shaheedan - or the Saka June 1984 memorial.

Dal Khalsa appeals to Akal Takht to convene Sikh conclave on memorial row

Amritsar, Punjab (May 7, 2013): The Dal Khalsa has asked the Akal Takht and other 4 Takht Jathedars' to convene Sikh Conclave to thwart the proposed move by the Punjab Government to remove the inscription listing Sikh Nationalist leader Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale’s name from the “Yadgar” memorial erected in memory of those killed during army attack codenamed Operation Bluestar.

Diaspora Sikh bodies & Gurudwara Committees warn against removal of martyrs’ names from Saka June 1984 Memorial

London, United Kingdom (May 07, 2013): According to information shared by Bhai Dabinderjit Singh of Sikh Federation UK, a meeting of various UK Sikh bodies and Gurudwara Committees was held on May 05, 2013 to discuss the issue of opposition to the naming of Saka June 1984 memorial after the name of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and other martyrs of June 1984.

Sant Samaj & Damdami Taksal (Chowk Mehta) submitted memorandum to Akal Takhat Jathedar on memorial issue

Amritsar, Punjab (May 06, 2013): The Sant Samaj, led by Damdami Taksal (Chowk Mehta) chief Baba Harman Singh, organized a march from headquarters of Damdami Taksal to Sri Akal Takhat Sahib and submitted a memorandum to the Jathedar of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib.

Resolution Number 1474 by SGPC regarding building a memorial for Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and other martyrs of June 1984

A copy of SGPC resolution that mentions that June 1984 memorial shall be for Sant Bhindranwale & other martyrs

A copy of resolution number 1474 adopted by Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee on May 03, 2012.

Memorial for Sant Bhindranwale & other Martyrs of June 1984 – SGPC resolution belies Makkar’s claim: Dal Khalsa

Amritsar, Punjab (April 29, 2013): Justifying the martyr’s memorial build in Darbar Sahib Complex after the name of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale and other martyrs of 1984 army assault code named Operation Blue Star, the Dal Khalsa said Baba Harnam Singh implemented the resolution of the SGPC adopted on May 3, 2012.

Memorial for Sikh martyrs of Saka June 1984 – Gurdwara Yaadgaar Shaheedan inaugurated

Amritsar, Punjab (April 27, 2013): In brief but historic ceremony held at Sri Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) Complex, the Martyr's memorial for Saka June 1984 was inaugurated. This ceremony was attended by various Sikh political, social and religious leaders besides the Sikh sangat in large numbers.

Sikh memorial for Saka June 1984 to be inaugurated on April 27

Amritsar, Punjab (April 26, 2013): As per information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the construction of Saka June 1984 memorial is over and a function shall be held on April 27, 2013 to inaugurate the memorial.

June 1984 Martyrs' Directory (Third Edition)

Third extended edition of June 1984 Martyrs’ directory released

Amritsar (June 05, 2012): The Dal Khalsa has come out with the third update edition of the directory of martyrs, who laid down their lives defending the Akal Takht during the brutal assault by the India army in June, 1984. The release of the directory, this time significantly coincides with the commencement of the Kar Sewa by the Damdami Taksal to raise the memorial to these very martyrs.