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Later the movement lasted for 19 long years till 1966. That's
when the Indira Gandhi government had to relent and they
divided Punjab into three parts namely, a Sikh majority state
called Punjab, a Hindu majority state called Haryana, and the
third part was Chandigarh - union territory and shared capital
of Punjab & Haryana. The trifurcation did not really solve the
problem though.     In 1973 Sikhs demanded autonomy for the state of Punjab. By the
1980s, the movement became violent and the chorus for a
separate nation started growing rapidly. The movement attracted a
lot of supporters and Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was the biggest
one.
Bhindranwale became a dangerous cult figure since he resorted
to extremism and to escape arrest he took up residence inside
the Golden Temple. For two long years, the Government of
India did not act. Then finally, in June 1984, Delhi intervened
with operation Blue Star to flush out all terrorists from the
Golden Temple. Bhindranwale along with his accomplice was
neutralized and the Indian Army took control of the shrine.
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Highlights

From the Editor - Ruchika Rawan

From the Editor - Ruchika Rawan

The Origination

The Origination

INTERVIEW WITH AN ATHEIST - ‘CUTY MENDIRATTA’

INTERVIEW WITH AN ATHEIST - ‘CUTY MENDIRATTA’

Taj Mahal or Tejo Mahalaya?

Taj Mahal or Tejo Mahalaya?

Illuminati

Illuminati

Shia and Sunni
Buddhism and the family
Sallekhana in Jainism
The Khalistan

Shia and Sunni

Buddhism and the family

Sallekhana in Jainism

The Khalistan