Khalistan movement
The Khalistan movement is a political nationalism movement which seeks to create a separate Koppu country, called Koppustān (Punjabi: ਖਾਲਿਸਤਾਨ, "The Land of the Pure") in the Punjab region of Sout...
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Ravi River
71°49′E / 30.583°N 71.817°E / 30.583; 71.817The Ravi (Urdu: راوی‎, Sanskrit: इरावती, परुष्णि, Hindi: रावी, Punjabi: ਰਾਵੀ) is a trans-boundary river flowi...
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Operation Blue Star
Operation Blue Star was an Indian military operation which occurred between 3–8 June 1984, ordered by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in order to establish control over the Harmandir Sahib Complex in Amr...
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Indira Gandhi assassination
Indira Gandhi, the 4th Prime Minister of India, was assassinated at 09:20 on 31 October 1984, at her Safdarjung Road, New Delhi residence. She was killed by two of her bodyguards, Satwant Singh and Be...
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1984 anti-Sikh riots
The 1984 anti-Sikh riots or the 1984 Sikh Massacre were a series of pogroms directed against Sikhs in India, by anti-Sikh mobs, most notably by members of the Congress party, in response to the assass...
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Punjab insurgency
The insurgency in the Indian state of Punjab originated in the late 1970s, as Sikh revolutionaries alongside Khalistan proponents turned to militancy. The roots of the insurgency were very complex wit...
Gurbachan Singh Manochahal
Gurbachan Singh Manochahal (Punjabi: ਬਾਬਾ ਗੁਰਬਚਨ ਸਿੰਘ ਮਾਨੋਚਾਹਲ , Shahmukhī: بابا گربچن سنگھ مانوچہل ), was a Khalistani leader who founded the Bhindranwala Tigers Force of Khalistan in 1984.
Khalsa Raj Party
The Khalsa Raj Party is a political party in Punjab. It was formed by Dr. Jagjit Singh Chohan (who returned to Punjab after living in exile in the United Kingdom for 21 years). Dr. Chohan says that he...
Jagtar Singh Hawara
Jagtar Singh Hawara(Punjabi:ਜਗਤਾਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਹਵਾਰਾ ), is a member of Babbar Khalsa. Babbar Khalsa. Jagtar Singh Hawara is also considered a freedom fighter among the supporters of the Khalistan movement. He...
Jagjit Singh Chauhan
Dr. Jagjit Singh Chauhan (or Chohan) was the founder of the Khalistan movement that sought to create an independent Sikh state in the Punjab region of South Asia.Jagjit Singh grew up in Tanda in Punja...
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Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale
Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (Punjabi: ਜਰਨੈਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਭਿੰਡਰਾਂਵਾਲੇ [dʒəɾnɛl sɪ́ŋɡ pɪ̀ɳɖɾɑ̃ʋɑɭe], born Jarnail Singh brar (Punjabi: ਜਰਨੈਲ ਸਿੰਘ)) (2 June 1947 – 6 June 1984) was the leader of the Damda...
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Dal Khalsa (International)
Dal Khalsa is a political organization of the Sikh nation, based in the city of Amritsar (Punjab). The primary aim of Dal Khalsa is to achieve the independence of the Punjabi-speaking Sikh majority re...
International Sikh Youth Federation
The International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) is banned under Japanese, British, Indian, Canadian and American terrorism legislations.
In February 2001, the United Kingdom banned twenty-one group...
Khalistan Commando Force
The Khalistan Commando Force or KCF is an armed Sikh organization operating in the Indian state of Punjab. According to the US State Department, and the Assistant Inspector General of the Punjab Polic...
Hondh-Chillar Massacre
The Hondh-Chillar massacre (Punjabi: ਹੋਂਦ-ਚਿੱਲੜ ਕਤਲੇਆਮ [hɔ́nd tʃɪlːəɾ kə̀lːuɡɑ̀ɾɑ]) refers to the killings of at least 32 Sikhs on November 2, 1984 in a village in the Rewari district of Haryana, ...
Khalistan Liberation Force
The Khalistan Liberation Force or KLF is a militant group, and is part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan via armed struggle. The KLF appears to have been a loose as...
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Assassination of Indira Gandhi
Indira Gandhi, the 4th Prime Minister of India, was assassinated at 9:20 AM on 31 October 1984, at her Safdarjung Road, New Delhi residence. She was killed by two of her bodyguards, Satwant Singh and ...
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Punjabi Suba
The Punjabi Suba movement aimed at creation of a Punjabi-majority subah ("province") in the Punjab region of India in the 1950s. Led by the Akali Dal, it resulted in the formation of the Punjabi-major...
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Sikh Federation (UK)
The Sikh Federation (UK) is a non-governmental organisation to work with all political parties. It is the largest Sikh organisation in the United Kingdom.
Sikh Federation (UK)is a non-governmental...
Reduced to Ashes (book)
Reduced To Ashes: The Insurgency and Human Rights in Punjab is the report of the Committee for Coordination on Disappearances in Punjab (CCDP), authored by Ram Narayan Kumar, Amrik Singh, Ashok Agrwaa...
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Dashmesh Regiment
The Dashmesh Regiment was a militant group, and is part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan via armed struggle.The Dashmesh Regiment jathebandi was responsible for sev...
Talwinder Singh Parmar
Talwinder Singh Parmar (February 26, 1944 – October 15, 1992), born in Panshta (Panchhat), Kapurthala, Punjab, India, was a high-ranking member of the Sikh militant group Babar Khalsa. He belonged to ...
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Dilawar Singh Babbar
Dilawar Singh Babbar was the assassin of Beant Singh, the Chief Minister of Punjab. He was a serving Punjab Police officer when he joined Babbar Khalsa International and became a human bomb to assassi...
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Shabeg Singh
Major General Shabeg Singh AVSM and PVSM (1925–1984), was an Indian Army officer noted for his service in training of Mukti Bahini volunteers during the Bangladesh Liberation War.General Shabeg Singh ...
Damdami Taksal
The Damdami Taksal (Punjabi: ਦਮਦਮੀ ਟਕਸਾਲ; [Damadamī ṭakasāl]) is a Sikh educational organization in India. Its headquarters are located in the town of Chowk Mehta, approximately 25 miles north of ...
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Khalistan Zindabad Force
The Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) is a militant group, and is part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan via armed struggle. The group was designated as a terrorist org...