Indira Gandhi Shall Be Remembered As
Thoughtless Lady In The History
Balbir Singh Sooch, Advocate, Ludhiana
contemptible army attack in June 1984, the Indian army stormed
the Sikhs' holiest shrine, the Durbar Sahib (Golden Temple) in
Amritsar, Sri Akal Takhat Sahib other historical Gurdwaras of
Punjab, and thus, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi did the
contempt, intentionally and deliberately, of Sikh religion and
of killing of thousands innocent Sikhs including minor children
and women in the army operation.
circumstances, the conceited Indira Gandhi proudly wanted to
send a message worldwide that after all this, she was not afraid
of Sikhs and, to prove further them coward, kept Sikhs her
bodyguards in the inner security circle, from where nobody could
ever escape and think so to take the risk of committing the
But, Beant Singh
and Satwant Singh took this extreme step because of the outcome
of intense feelings that carried away them, for the reasons of
the deliberate religious contempt and the killings of innocent
Sikhs by her action and the Indian army.
It would always
be wrong and incorrect to say that she trusted Sikhs as her
ignorance, Indira Gandhi was herself guilty and for ever, shall
be remembered as a thoughtless lady in the history.