Long before Al Qaida, LeT, LTTE started killing people based on their religion and for their ‘cause’, there were terrorist outfits working for Khalistan. Terrorist organizations like Babbar Khalsa, Khalistan Zindabad Force, Khalistan Commando Force, etc. have killed thousands of innocent people in Punjab and other parts of India. Some of their causalities include renowned personalities like Rtd Chief General of Indian army Arun Vaidya, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Lalit Makan, VN Tiwari (father of Manish Tiwari) and hundreds others.

However, anti-Hindu assassination were started well before Khalistan had started making to headlines as their first target was Lala Jagat Narain who was shot dead on 9th September, 1981. A renowned personality in Punjab, he was an Indian editor, member of Punjab Legislative Assembly, Member of Parliament and founder of the Hind Samachar media group. He wanted religious harmony in the state; however, Sikh militants had their plans as they did not want any peace and tranquility in the state.  

Anti-RSS Khalistani Terrorists

New York Times reported the killing of 27 RSS member in 1989 by the Khalistani terrorists as they were gathering for a Shakha.

Extremists in Punjab stepped up their operations today after months of relative calm, killing 27 people, most of them members of a right-wing Hindu organization, when they fired with automatic weapons and exploded bombs at a public park.

Recently, a number of cases have come up where targeted killings of RSS members by Khalistani terror outfits have been observed.

You know 1984 but do you know what Khalistanis did to Hindus in Punjab?

It is a historical record that in 1984 after Sikh terrorists working as Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s bodyguard assassinated her, anti-Sikh riots started in Delhi and nearly 2,800 Sikhs were killed. Media, academia, vote bank politicians, international human rights lobbies all talked about the killings of Sikhs but have you heard or read anything what was happening in Punjab in the hands of Khalistani terrorists. There are various reasons that the data is not discussed in public, one being that Hindus’ lives do not matter. Whether it is Punjab or Kashmir or Bengal, Hindus are expected to tolerate all the violence forced on them.

Massacres of Hindus by Khalistani Terrorists in Punjab

The first killing of Hindus came on 5 October 1983 (1) when 6 bus passengers aboard a bus traveling from Dhilwan in Kapurthala District to Jalandhar, all of them Hindus, were killed by Sikh terrorists. On October 16, 1983, at least three people were killed and 25 injured in a bomb blast during a Hindu festival in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab. Similarly, on October 21, 1983, some Hindu train passengers were killed in Gobindgarh. The next year on 23rd Feb 1984, Sikh militants killed 11 Hindus as they were pulled off from trains and buses.

Some major killings of Hindus by Sikh Militants in Punjab(2)

  • September 12, 1984, eight Hindu bus passengers killed.
  • February 1986, 15 persons killed in indiscriminate firing in Nakodar
  • March 28, 1986, 13 Hindus killed in indiscriminate firing in Ludhiana
  • March 29, 1986, 20 Hindu laborers killed in Jalandhar
  • November 30, 1986, 24 Hindu bus passengers gunned down in Khudda
  • July 1987, 80 bus passengers killed in Fatehabad on three Haryana Roadways buses
  • October 20, 1987, 12 persons shot dead at various places in Delhi on Diwali day.
  • February 19, 1988, bombs exploded by Babbar Khalsa at Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur and Patiala killing 120 people.
  • March 3, 1988, at least 35 persons killed in indiscriminate firing at a festival in Hoshiarpur.
  • May 15, 1988, 40 persons in different incidents at Samana, Patiala, Jalandhar and Mukerian
  • May 16, 1988, 26 people were killed in Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Gurdaspur
  • May 17, 1988, some 35 laborers were killed in Kharar
  • June 19, 1988, at least 15 persons were blown to pieces when a bomb had exploded at an electronics shop in Kurukshetra
  • September 7,1988,15 rail passengers killed in Amritsar district
  • November 1988, 25 persons were killed in a Batala bomb blast
  • December 1988, seven Hindu passengers kidnapped from a Chandigarh-bound bus and killed
  • June 25, 1989, 27 RSS loyalists shot dead by some Khalistani militants at Moga town’s Nehru Park
  • August 27, 1989, indiscriminate firing on a train at Kabarwala station left dozens dead
  • March 7, 1990, 32 people were shot dead in indiscriminate firing in a crowded market of Abohar

Sources

(1)https://www.upi.com/Archives/1983/10/06/Sikhs-execute-six-Hindus-on-hijacked-bus/4941434260800/

(2) https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/86429-Violence-rioting-terrorism-in-Indian-Punjab-during-last-35-years

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