Amritsar, June 6: On the occasion of the 37th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, posters of Khalistani terrorist Jarnail Bhindranwale and Khalistani flags were seen during an event inside Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar, Punjab.
Hundreds of people gathered inside the Golden Temple and were seen holding the flags and raising slogans. Operation Blue Star 35th Anniversary: All About The Military Action in Golden Temple to Flush Out Insurgents
Bhindranwale was the head of the Sikh religious sect Damdami Taksal. He was killed along with his armed followers during Operation Blue Star launched by the Indian Army at the Golden Temple complex.
The Indian Army carried out Operation Blue Star in 1984 between June 1 and June 8. Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, had ordered the military operation to flush out Sikh terrorists including Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, who were accumulating weapons inside the premises of the Golden Temple. (ANI)
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