Jabalpur: February 25: Trial of Sikh Soldiers who had left their units for Amritsar in the wake of army attack on the Golden Temple in June 1984 opened here. Army Headquarters have entrusted the court martial proceedings to two Senior Army Officers. One of the officers is a Sikh. The

Army Headquarters reportedly received instructions from the Central Government to include one Sikh to try the soldiers of conscience. The Government is again using its old technique of punishing and crushing the minorities through helpless officers belonging to the minorities.

Article extracted from this publication >> March 1, 1985