1984 Sikh Genocide: Victim families stage protest in front of Congress’ Head Office in Delhi

NEW DELHI—Sikh widows who lost their husbands during the 1984 Sikh genocide, and other victim families on February 9 staged a protest near Congress’ head office on 24-Akbar Road of New Delhi seeking Jagdish Tytler’s dismissal from Congress party. The victim families have sought Jagdish Tytler’s dismissal from Congress on the basis human rights violation carried out by Tytler during November 1984.

Sikh24 has learnt that the protesters were forcibly stopped by the Police cops by installing barricades on Akbar road and some of the protesting ladies were manhandled in process.

The protesting victim Sikh ladies held a peaceful demonstration with emotional wording inscribed on placards about in-deliverance of justice to victim families. The protesters also raised slogans against Jagdish Tytler on this occasion.

Guneet Kaur, a protester said, “We demand immediate arrest of Jagdish Tytler and all other Congress leaders who were involved in massacring the Sikhs in November 1984. It has been too late since we have been fighting for justice. Tytler must be hanged.”

DSGMC General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa, who was also accompanying the protesters on this eve, said that the Congress high command needs to oust Jagdish Tytler from party. He also vowed to pursue struggle for Sikh genocide victims till deliverance of justice to them.

Dr. Punpreet Singh said on this occasion that it was very unfortunate that the victim families of Sikh genocide were deprived of justice even after 34 years and the genocide culprits were still at large.

It may be recalled here that the DSGMC president S. Manjit Singh GK had made public the confessional videos of Sikh genocide perpetrator Jagdish Tytler on February 5. In these videos, Tytler could be listened of confessing the murder of 100 innocent Sikhs during the 1984’s Sikh genocide. 

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  1. There is no hope of getting justice from these hinduavta forces. They are all the same changing name from congress to bjp doesn’t change the mentality. Just remember in 1984 Advani the BJP leader pushed Indra Gandhi to attack Darbar Sahib.

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