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Pro-Khalistan Slogans Raised at the Golden Temple on the 37th Anniversary of Operation Bluestar | India News


AMRITSAR: Supporters of Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann) raised pro-Khalistan slogans at the Golden Temple and large numbers of young people carried banners and signs reading “Khalistan Zindabad” on the 37th anniversary of Operation Bluestar on Sunday.
Describing the event as “da ghallughara (holocaust) 84”, Jathedar Akal Takht Gyani Harpreet Singh emphasized maintaining unity among the Sikh community.
Operation Bluestar was an Army operation that was carried out in 1984 to drive the militants out of the Golden Temple. Actor and activist Deep Sidhu, who was arrested by Delhi police in connection with violence during the farm tractor march on January 26 and later released on bail, was also seen at the Golden Temple along with former MP Simranjit Singh. Mann.
The followers of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann) group led by Mann in the Akal Takht, which is the supreme temporary headquarters of the Sikhs, raised slogans in favor of Khalistan.
Elaborate security arrangements were in place at Amritsar to ensure the event ran smoothly. Delivering his usual message from the Akal Takht podium, Jatehdar said that the Sikh community will always remember the unhealed wounds of Operation Bluestar.
“The action of the Army was comparable to a war between two nations. It was like a country attacking another nation,” added Jatehdar.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the supreme religious body of the Sikhs, displayed the sacred bullet-riddled saroop of the Guru Granth Sahib.

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