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Martyrs’ Memorial

Shaheed Gallery with Photos of June ’84 Martyrs to be setup in basement of Ghallughara Memorial: SGPC

SGPC has announced to set up Shaheed Gallery dedicated to the martyrs of Ghallughara 1984, who laid their lives defending the Darbar Sahib and Akal Takht Sahib during Indian Army attack in June 1984.

Sukbir Badal visits memorial of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, other martyrs of June 1984

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal yesterday visited the martyrs memorial dedicated to Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and other Sikh warriors who had laid their lives and attained martyrdom while defending Darbar Sahib during Indian army attack in June 1984.

Darbar Sahib Complex and Shaheedi Memorials

Memorial Issue: Desist from adding fuel to fire – Dal Khalsa to Indian State

Amritsar/Punjab (October 13, 2012): Dal Khalsa has taken exception to the Central government’s proposed move to invoke Religious Institutions (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1988, to stop the construction work on memorial being raised in memory of Sikh martyrs of June 1984 attack.

Darbar Sahib Complex and Shaheedi Memorials

Captain Amrinder’s lies on Memorial Issue – & True facts about Darbar Sahib complex & Sikh memorials

Amritsar/Ludhiana (July 06, 2012): Congress leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amrinder Singh in his another misleading statement has opposed Sikh memorial for Saka Darbar Sahib (June 1984), when Indian army invaded the sacred complex of Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar. [...] Capitan Amrinder Singh's claims and opposition regarding place and form of memorial is unfounded. Either He is totally ignorant of Sikh history or he is deliberately lying to show his loyalty to Delhi. [...]

Hindutva party opposes Sikh memorial for June 1984

Amritsar, Punjab (May 21, 2012): Bhartiya Janta Party, BJP, known for it's Hindutva ideology has opposed the Sikh memorial for June 1984. It is notable that in June 1984 Indian army attacked Sri Darbar Sahib, commonly known as Golden Temple of Amritsar. Thousands of civilian Sikh pilgrims were killed by Indian forces and Sri Akal Takhat Sahib, eternal seat of Sikh sovereignty was targeted with tanks, bombs and rockets and was badly damaged.

Karseva of June 1984 memorial begin at Darbar Sahib complex

Amritsar, Punjab (May 20, 2012): The karsewa began today at Sri Darbar Sahib complex in Amritsar in memory of martyrs of Armed attack on Darbar Sahib in June 1984. The Indian Army's attack was code named as "Operation Bluestar" in 1984. Thousads of civilian Sikh were killed during this attack.

Poster narrating a decade long journey to raise the memorial released

Amritsar, Punjab (May 20, 2012): Dal Khalsa today released a poster narrating a decade long journey to raise the memorial of June 1984 martyrs marking its inauguration ceremony at Akal Takht.

June 1984 Memorial – Report submitted by Ghalughara Memorial Committee

Ludhaina, Punjab (May 17, 2012): A committee formed by various Sikh organizations and Panthic bodies submitted it's final report to Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) few days back. The Ghallughara Memorial Committee, formed by Akali Dal Panch Pardhani, Dal Kahsla, Khalsa Action Committee and Panthic Sewa Lehar was intended to analyse various aspects related to Memorial for June 1984 Ghallughara, known as third major holocaust of Sikh history.

SGPC’s committee submits report for construction of memorial for Ghallughara June 1984

Amritsar, Punjab (December 02, 2011): A committee constituted by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is reported to have finalized the palace to build a memorial for attack on Darbar Sahib, Amritsar (also called the Golden Temple of Sri Amritsar) by Indian Army in June 1984, which was code-named by Indian State as "Operation Blue Star".

UK Sikh body responds to SGPC’s call regarding 1984 memorial

London (July 28, 2011): The Sikh Federation (UK) that has over 180 affiliated member organisations, including Gurdwaras, local youth and women's groups, groups for the elderly and other local Sikh organisations in the UK has sent a letter via email to the SGPC regarding the June 1984 Memorial.

Sikh bodies constitute 1984 memorial panel

Jalandhar (July 08, 2011): Though once again welcoming the formation of the five-member panel by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parabandhak Committee (SGPC) to decide about space and shape of the June 1984 Memorial, the Panthic organisations on Friday claimed that the SGPC has done little in this regard — The panel was constituted on June 8 and was scheduled to submit its report on August 8 but is yet to hold a meeting.

Shiromani Committee agrees to setup martyrs’ memorial

Amritsar (June 06, 2011): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandik Committee (SGPC) has agreed to set up a memorial to the memory of Sikh Martyrs of June 1984 attack on Sri Darbar Sahib, which marks the biggening of third holocaust of Sikh history.

Sikh bodies serve 10 day ultimatum to SGPC on the issue of memorial

Jalandhar (May 27, 2011): Various Sikh groups today joined hands to hand over ultimatum to SGPC to lay down the foundation stone of June 1984 memorial before June 6 lest the Sikh Sangat would do so on its own and the date for the same would be announced on 6th at Akal Takht.

SSF also endorse to demand of Martyrs’ memorial

Patiala (May 24, 2011): The Sikh Students Federation has endorsed to the demand of raising memorial for those who died during June 1984 attack on Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. Sikh bodies have been raising the demand since many past years.

American Gurdwara Committee supports Memorial for June 1984 Martyrs

San Francisco, USA (18 May 2011): American Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (AGPC) has supported the Panthic bodies that served an ultimatum to Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs in Amritsar to set up martyrs memorial in the Darbar Sahib complex and open 'Martyrs Gallery' at Akal Takht for the public.

AISSF & SJF want holiday on 6 June; write to Punjab CM

Chandigarh (May 18, 2011): All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) submitted a memorandum to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and all members of Punjab Vidhan Sabha demanding that June 06 be declared as State Holiday in Punjab to commemorate June 1984 attack on Sri Harmandir Sahib; destruction of Sri Akal Takht Sahib and killing of thousands of Sikh men, women and children by the Indian Army.

Public Campaign for June 1984 Memorial launched

Amritsar (May 15, 2011): Launching a public campaign on the issue of June 1984 memorial, the Dal Khalsa today blamed Akalis for keeping mum on their role to build memorial due to fear of antagonizing the Indian leadership.

Memorial for Sikh Martyrs’ of June 1984: Panch Pardhani meets Jathedar

Amritsar (May 06, 2011): Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) today took up the issue of opening “Martyrs' gallery” situated at Sri Akal Takhat and building up the memorials of “Sikh Martyrs” of June 1984. A delegation comprising senior leaders of Panch Pardhani tendered a memorandum to Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar of Sri Akal takhat, in this regard.