Delhi Assembly Passes Resolution for Withdrawal of Rajiv Gandhi’s Bharat Ratna over 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots


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The Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a goals requesting that Bharat Ratna granted to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi be withdrawn over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, which it termed as a “genocide”.

The goals moved by AAP MLA Jarnail Singh was passed by a voice vote in the House.

The Delhi government should “firmly” pass on in keeping in touch with the Union Home Ministry (MHA) that equity keeps on evading the families and close dear ones of the casualties of the most exceedingly terrible “destruction” ever of national capital, the goals said.

The House guided the administration to urge the MHA that it should make extremely vital and important strides to explicitly incorporate wrongdoings against mankind and massacre in India’s local criminal laws, as suggested by the Delhi High Court in its ongoing milestone judgment condemning Sajjan Kumar and different convicts to life detainment.

A previous Congress MP, Sajjan Kumar hosts quit the gathering following his conviction for a situation identified with the 1984 enemy of Sikh mobs that pursued the death of the then head administrator Indira Gandhi.

Rajiv Gandhi, who assumed control over the reins of the gathering and the administration following his mom’s death, was after death granted Bharat Ratna, the nation’s most astounding non military personnel grant, in 1991.


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