Rahul: Daddy, are you going to solve the Punjab problem immediately?

Rajiv: It cannot be delayed any longer, son.

Rah: What is the hitch, dad?

Raj: The Sikhs lack leadership. There is no one to talk to.

Rah: Is it because all the Sikh leaders are in jail?

Raj: The jailed leaders can be released but they have lost the confidence of the Sikhs. Talking to them is futile.

Rah: Daddy, you can bring Sikh leaders from abroad to talk to, if you want.

Raj: That won’t make sense, son.

Rah: Daddy, you can talk to Giani Zail Singh, he is a Sikh leader.

Raj: I know the Sikh leaders, son, but what Indeed is a leader to Sikhs.

Article extracted from this publication >> January 25, 1985