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Can’t compare 1984 killings, Godhra genocide: CM

Muktsar, Punjab: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said it was wrong to draw any parallel between the killing of Sikhs in 1984 and Gujarat’s Godhra genocide. “Whereas Godhra saw spontaneous genocide, the Sikhs were butchered in 1984 at the behest of then Congress Government at the Centre,” said Badal, while interacting with mediapersons on the sidelines of a Sangat Darshan ...

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Sikh groups petition UNHRC to recognize 1984 massacre as ‘genocide’

Chandigarh, Punjab: They seek international investigation into the anti-Sikh riots on the basis of “new evidence”. Almost three decades after 3,000 Sikhs were massacred (according to government figures) following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her  body guards, Sikh groups led by the U.S.-based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) have petitioned the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva seeking specifically ...

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