CHANDIGARH, Punjab—During an interview with Indian news channel Aaj Talk, former Punjab CM and Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency Captain Amarinder Singh targeted LK Advani, the statesman of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), over his role in Indian army attack on Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar during the first week of June 1984. He pointed out that Advani had pressured Indira Gandhi, the Indian Prime minister at that time, to make an attack on the holiest Sikh shrine. He said Advani wanted to send Indian troops into the Darbar Sahib complex.
His disclosure produced a major embarrassment for Arun Jaitley who is contesting Lok Sabha poll from the same constituency, because Jaitley had previously stated that Operation Blue Star was a bad decision made by the Indira Gandhi government. Captain Amarinder Singh also targeted Parkash Badal by pointing out that he had advised the Indira Gandhi government to make an attack on Sri Darbar Sahib on March 26, 1984. He also asked the BJP state unit to clear its stand on the Operation Blue Star memorial. Chandigarh: In an interview with Indian news channel Aaj Talk, former Punjab CM and Congress candidate from Amritsar lok sabha constituency Captain AmrInder singh targeted statesman of BJP LK Advani over his role in Indian army attack on Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar materialized in first week of June 1984. He pointed out that Advani had pressurized Indra Gandhi the then Indian Prime minister, to attack on the holiest Sikh shrine. He said Advani wanted to send Indian troops into Darbar Sahib complex. Thus his disclosure had produced major embarrassment before Arun jaitley who is contesting lok sabha poll from same constituency. because later had stated that Operation blue star was wrong decision taken by the Indra Gandhi government. Capt also targeted parkash badal by pointing out that he gave advise to the Indra government to attack on Sri Darbar Sahib on 26 March 1984. Moreover He asked BJP state unit to clear its stand on op blue star memorial.