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1984 riots: SAD demands action against Sajjan, Tytler

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 20:05

Mohali: The ruling Shiromani Akali
Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said the party
would continue with its sustained struggle "on every available
forum" till those responsible for anti-Sikh riots are put
behind the bars.

Members of the Sikh community all over the world and
Indians are offering prayers in the memory of those who were
killed in New Delhi and other cities, Sukhbir said while
participating in a prayer meeting at Gurudwara Amb Sahib
here on the 26th anniversary of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
He claimed that the protestors belonged to Congress and
were led by Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler.

"We pray to God to give them strength to sustain in this
struggle, till every guilty is punished," Sukhbir said.

He accused the Congress of creating hurdles in the
judicial process fearing that the custodial interrogation of
Sajjan and Tytler would reveal the "real hand" behind this

Vowing to continue the struggle on every forum in the
country, and if needed at international forum, Sukhbir said it
is the commitment of the SAD to ensure justice to the families
of 7,000 victims.

Meanwhile, in Ludhiana, the riot-hit victims burnt
effigies of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Sajjan
Kumar and Jagdish Tytler today in protest against the alleged
failure of the Central government to take action against those
responsible for the riots.
Protestors led by president of Danga Peerat Welfare
Society, Punjab, Suirjit Singh staged a demonstration and
blocked the road traffic.


First Published: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 20:05
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