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  • Guru Shabad Singh Khalsa

    Guru Shabad Singh Khalsa

    And Yet…”Akaal Undying” sings the Sikh spirit.

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  • Harjit Kaur

    Harjit Kaur

    Harjit Kaur recounts first hearing of the June attacks and narrates the intimate trauma and uncertainties facing her family in the ensuing days and months. She tells a stream of stories from women marchers in civil disobedience campaigns such as the Dharam Yudh Morchas to first-hand accounts of family members at Darbar Sahib and the subsequent extrajudicial violence suffered at police camps and jails.  

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  • JP ‘Nikri’ Rarewal

    JP ‘Nikri’ Rarewal

    JP “Nikri” Singh Rarewala, son of the first Chief Minister of PEPSU, narrates his eyewitness account chronicling the devastation he witnessed at Harimander Sahib immediately following the June attacks and thereafter. He also shares his harrowing experience navigating a murderously chaotic Delhi during the November violence. His meetings and correspondence with those in power, from army generals in Amritsar to Indian and US Officials in Delhi present a very personal and poignant tale detailing the systematic, calculated nature of the mayhem’s […]

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  • Sharanjit Singh

    Sharanjit Singh

    Watch Sharanjit Singh share his eyewitness account of June 1 inside Darbar Sahib, when the first “test” rounds of firing were initiated by the Indian paramilitary. Punjab was being cordoned off from the world. But not even the most pessimistic (realist?) of folks could imagine the extent of horror that was to come in the days that followed…

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  • Balwinder Singh

    Balwinder Singh

    Remembering the violence against Muslims in 2002, against Christians in 2008-09, Balwinder Singh states: “The reason we raise our voice about this still is because minorities are still not safe in India.” Singh was 17 years old in 1984. As news spread about the loss of innocent lives – children, mothers and senior citizens – due to their religious identity, there was a gradual uprising among the younger community. They wanted to speak out about this injustice, and create a […]

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  • Swaran Kaur

    Swaran Kaur

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  • Mastan Singh

    Mastan Singh

    Mastan Singh, whose village in District Sangrur was raided by the Army simultaneously with the attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar, recounts his participation in leading demonstrations (morchas) and nonviolent protests. He recalls his own experiences in and out of jails as a result of this civil disobedience. Mastan Singh also remembers the avid participation, leadership and arrests of Sikh women in these movements.  

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  • Gurpreet Kaur

    Gurpreet Kaur

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  • Bhupinder Kaur

    Bhupinder Kaur

    Only 9 years old in 1984, Bhupinder Kaur remembers those days as a haze of confusion and fear. Although protected from mob attacks given her family home’s particular location, the impact of the violence hit her and her family in different ways. In her narrative, she talks about her fufar ji (uncle) who was forced to cut his hair in order to successfully escape, the cousins that followed suit, and the sudden sense of shame and fear that seemed to […]

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  • Harinder Singh

    Harinder Singh

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