Bhindranwale

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Sikh Religious Extremism - Politics of The Early 1980s
... of the Sikh religious leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in the Punjab politics ... Indira Gandhi's Congress(I) party supported Bhindranwale in a bid to split the Sikh votes and weaken the Akali Dal, its chief rival in Punjab ... The Congress supported the candidates backed by Bhindranwale in the 1978 SGPC elections ...
Amritsar - Operation Bluestar
... The terrorist campaign by Bhindranwale and the All India Sikh Students Federation, headed by Amrik Singh, began on 24 April 1980 with the assassination of the head of the Nirankari sect ... editor of a popular newspaper and a critic of Bhindranwale, was killed ... who had in 1980 become the home minister at the Centre shielded Bhindranwale from government action ...
Sikh Religious Extremism - Politics of The Early 1980s - Assassination of Lala Jagat Narain
... Jagat Narain was a prominent critic of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and a Congress leader ... In September 1981, Bhindranwale was arrested for his alleged role in the assassination ... Bhindranwale had earlier been a suspect in the murder of the Nirankari leader Gurbachan Singh, who had been killed in 24 April 1980 in retaliation for killings of conservative Sikhs ...
Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale - Legacy
... in Fighting for Faith and Nation Dialogues With Sikh Militants that Bhindranwale never learned English but mastered Punjabi ... different persons." Though journalist Khushwant Singh believed himself to be on Bhindranwale's hit list, he allowed that the Sikh preacher-become-activist genuinely made no distinction between higher and lower castes ... Vedanti, former jathedar of the Akal Takht made a formal declaration that Bhindranwale was a "martyr" and awarded his son, Ishar Singh, a robe of honour ...
Bhai Amrik Singh
... Singh was the son of Sant Giani Kartar Singh Bhindranwale, the 13th leader of the Damdami Taksal ... Sikh faction along with Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. 1979 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) election, backed by Bhindranwale, but lost to Jiwan Singh Umranangal ...