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  • Narinder Singh Kapany

    Narinder Singh Kapany

    Narinder Singh Kapany, known as the ‘Father of Fiber Optics, was the President of his company Kaptron Inc. in Palo Alto, California, at the time of the 1984 attacks. He narrates the buildup to the 84 attacks and the telegrams he sent to the Indira Gandhi Government. He explains how the massacre in Amritsar prompted the trustees of the Sikh Foundation to prepare full-page advertisements for newspapers in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco to inform […]

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  • Manjit Kaur

    Manjit Kaur

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  • Gurcharan Singh

    Gurcharan Singh

    Having left his village in Sangrur to join the Dharam Yudh Morcha as an18/19 year old, Gurcharan Singh lived in Nanak Niwas in 1984. He was working for Akali Dal President Harcharan Singh Longowal in June 1984. His eyewitness narrative sheds some light on both the events and also the historical characters involved in the background of the operation as he recounts viewing the initial firings on June 1st, to the surrender to the Army at the end of the […]

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  • Surjit Kaur

    Surjit Kaur

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  • Harinder Singh and Rabinder Kaur

    Harinder Singh and Rabinder Kaur

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  • Dr. Harmandeep Singh

    Dr. Harmandeep Singh

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  • Harjinder Kaur

    Harjinder Kaur

    Photo of Harjinder Kaur with her husband Dilip Singh. They ripped off her jewelry, spat obscenities at her, and tied her to a window in her Sagarpur, Delhi home. Unable to escape, Harjinder Kaur could only watch as they murdered her father, her son, her husband, her brother, and her nephew. Her three youngest sons hid in the bushes for three days. The mob picked up the television set in their house and hit her husband and son over the […]

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  • Balwinder Kaur

    Balwinder Kaur

    (Punjabi with English Subtitles) Balwinder Kaur was a high school student traveling from Delhi to Ferozpur at the time of the attack on the Darbar Sahib (‘Golden Temple’ to foreigners), and remembers the military take-over of the state of Punjab. By November 1984, she was back home in Delhi. She narrates how a mob of attackers reached her locality, and went on to burn the local gurudwara and slaughter the Sikhs in her area. She managed to make arrangements to […]

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  • Chintan Singh

    Chintan Singh

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  • Rajvinder Singh Bains

    Rajvinder Singh Bains

    How Sikhs went from fearless defenders of others to those who had to begin focusing on defending themselves. Noted human rights lawyer, Rajvinder Singh Bains, Punjab & Haryana High Court, shares his experiences of 1984 and how it re-pivoted his political ideology, informs his identity as a Sikh, and his life’s work.

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