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Operation Blue Star was political, hasty decision: V K Singh

Chief Gen V K Singh

Amritsar, Punjab: Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh today said Operation Blue Star, carried out in 1984 to flush out militants from the Golden Temple, was a “hasty political decision” and claimed the army was unwilling to carry it out. Singh, who was a major at the time of the operation, toldreporters here that the decision to send the Army ...

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Sikh Student Federation appeals to Akal Takht not to attend ‘Maha Kumbh Mela

Amritsar, Punjab: The All India Sikh Student Federation (AISSF) today objected to the apex religious body of the community, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)’s decision to participate in the ‘Maha Kumbh Mela’, saying that it is against the “basic tenets” of the religion. “The community respects all the religions but forgetting one’s own glorious past and following the tenets of ...

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