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  • Nirpreet Kaur

    Nirpreet Kaur

    Nirpreet Kaur, then 16-years-old, is an eyewitness against some of the direct perpetrators of violence in Delhi in 1984. She recounts the nexus between local politicians and the police and how Sikhs in her neighborhood, surrounded on all 4 sides, organized to fight against the marauders for 4 hours. She explains that while Sikhs bravely put up a fight, the police finally arrived on scene. At the behest of the police, Nirpreet Kaur’s father left with the police. Then, she […]

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  • Manjit Singh Mand

    Manjit Singh Mand

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  • Balvinder Singh Randhawa

    Balvinder Singh Randhawa

    During a recent Memory Studios in Toronto, Balvinder Singh Randhawa, shares how the attack on Punjab in June 1984 affected him and his Sikh friends growing up in New Delhi.How they developed an immediate desire to resist in various ways, including committing to speaking only Punjabi among themselves. “”If I hadn’t left, I would have joined the movement,” he now reflects as an adult, seeking to channel that outrage into positivity, memory, and, seeking to keep the memories of the […]

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  • Swati (Gupta) Singh

    Swati (Gupta) Singh

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  • Harjinder Kaur

    Harjinder Kaur

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  • Gurpreet Kaur & Gurvinder Kaur

    Gurpreet Kaur & Gurvinder Kaur

    “I have no other memories from when I was 5 years old… but this I remember.” Two sisters share the impact the violence of 1984 had on their psyche and on their family’s decision to move from their home in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh to Punjab–and its numerically greater Sikh population– seeking some security.  

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  • Kanwaljit Kaur Talwar

    Kanwaljit Kaur Talwar

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  • Navjot Kaur

    Navjot Kaur

    Finally the telegram came from Punjab and young Navjot Kaur’s aunt informed her that their family was alright. Except, Navjot was then living on an army base, where adult conversations signaled things were far from right. Listen to experience how a fourth-grader felt the fear that set in the mind of her Aunty, the sole Sikh teacher working in an Army Cantt, as the news about the attack travelled outside of Punjab, 10 to 15 days later, and Sikhs everywhere […]

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  • Manjit Kaur

    Manjit Kaur

    “Sky was all red at night… but later on we started smelling it…that’s how we knew what was going on.” Many skies went red all over Punjab in June 1984. Hear Manjit Kaur recount her experiences over 125 miles from Amritsar, in Patiala, where she was an eyewitness to the destruction at Gurudwara Dukh Nivaran Sahib. “The babies’ stuff [strewn in the gurudwara] is what I remember most.”

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  • Sukhvinder Singh Randhawa

    Sukhvinder Singh Randhawa

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