On this Day in Sikh History


Sunday, June 23rd, 2024 / ੯ ਹਾੜ, ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ ੫੫੫

1984 Indira Gandhi visited Sri Darbar Sahib complex after the June 1984 Massacre (Operation Bluestar) in which thousands of Sikhs were killed and Sri Akal Takht Sahib was heavily damaged.
1987ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ   Bhai Joga Singh Thhathi
(Source: 1984tribute.com)
1990ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ   Major Baldev Singh Ghuman, a Panthic human rights activist, and ex-military officer, was shot and killed at his Jalandhar home by unknown individuals working on behalf of the Indian government.
(Source: 1984tribute.com)
1992ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ   Bhai Zubair Ahmed alias Baba Bohar Singh (BKI/LTK) and Bhai Manzur Ahmed were killed in an encounter with Indian security forces.
(Source: Awaze Quam – 3rd September 1992/1984tribute.com)

ਜਿਨ੍‍ ਕੇ ਬੰਕੇ ਘਰੀ ਨ ਆਇਆ ਤਿਨ੍‍ ਕਿਉ ਰੈਣਿ ਵਿਹਾਣੀ ॥੬॥ (ਆਸਾ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ - ਅੰਗ ੪੧੮)

Extrajudicial killings and disappearances in Punjab by Indian Authorities during the 1980's - 90's as documented by ENSAAF

1984Extrajudicial execution of Puran Singh
Bhure, Tarn Taran, Amritsar
1988Extrajudicial execution of Gurdev Singh
Rurka Kalan, Phillaur, Jalandhar
1991Extrajudicial execution of Baldev Singh
Chakerian, Mansa, Mansa
1991Extrajudicial redition of Bhola Singh
Mansa, Mansa, Mansa
1991Extrajudicial execution of Gurmukh Singh
Fatehgarh Churian, Batala, Gurdaspur
1992Extrajudicial execution of Nirmal Singh Kehra
Khadur Sahib, Khadoor Sahib, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial redition of Surinder Singh
Benka, Patti, Amritsar
1993Extrajudicial execution of Jagjit Singh
Mandi Road, Bhulath, Kapurthala
1994Extrajudicial execution of Karam Singh
Masat Kot, Gurdaspur, Gurdaspur

Details of the dissapearance for hundereds of other individuals could never be fully ascertained.
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Source: ENSAAF Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab, India