Sikh Pogroms of 1984

The 1984 Sikh Genocide or the 1984 Sikh Massacre was a pogrom directed against Sikhs in northern India in response to the assassination of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards. CBI is of the opinion that the acts of violence were well organized with support from the then Delhi police officials and the central government headed by Indira Gandhi's son, Rajiv Gandhi. Rajiv, who was sworn in as the Prime Minister after his mother's death, justified the riots with his statement, "when a big tree falls, the earth shakes".

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<a href="/book/1984">1984</a>
Gauri Gill
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