Supporters of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann) raised pro-Khalistan slogans on the Golden Temple and numerous younger individuals carried banners and placards saying “Khalistan Zindabad” on the 37th anniversary of Operation Bluestar on Sunday. Describing the occasion as “da ghallughara (holocaust) of 84”, Jathedar Akal Takht Gyani Harpreet Singh burdened on sustaining unity among the many Sikh group.
Operation Bluestar was an Military operation which was carried out in 1984 to flush out the militants from the Golden Temple. Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, who was arrested by the Delhi Police in reference to the violence in the course of the farmers’ tractor march on January 26 and later launched on bail, was additionally seen on the Golden Temple together with former MP Simranjit Singh Mann.
Professional-Khalistan slogans had been raised by supporters of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann) outfit led by Mann on the Akal Takht, which is the supreme temporal seat of the Sikhs.
Elaborate safety preparations had been put in place in Amritsar to make sure that the occasion handed off easily. Delivering his customary message from the rostrum of Akal Takht, Jatehdar stated the Sikh group will at all times keep in mind the unhealed wounds of Operation Bluestar.
“The Military motion was akin to a conflict between two nations. It was like a rustic attacking one other nation,” Jatehdar added.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the apex non secular physique of the Sikhs, displayed the bullet-ridden holy saroop of the Guru Granth Sahib.