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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

BJP National Secretary Tarun Chugh along with BJP-SAD workers stages a protest protest against the Congress leader Sam Pitroda over his remarks on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Amritsar.

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Members of Shiromani Akali Dal burn an effigy during a protest against Congress Party for giving the ticket to 1984 anti-Sikh riot accused Sajjan Kumar’s brother Ramesh Kumar from the South Delhi constituency, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi.

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Members of Shiromani Akali Dal beat an effigy during a protest against Congress for giving the ticket to 1984 anti-Sikh riot accused Sajjan Kumar’s brother Ramesh Kumar from the South Delhi constituency, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi

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Victims of 1984 anti -sikh riots flash the victory sign after Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was awarded life sentence by Delhi High Court in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, after he surrendered in Karkardooma Court in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Sajjan Kumar (seated in middle), who was awarded life sentence by Delhi High Court in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, along with his lawyers arrives to surrender in Karkardooma Court in New Delhi.

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The victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots case outside the Patiala House Court where Congress leader Sajjan Kumar appears in relation to the case, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Sajjan Kumar appears at the Patiala House Court in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, 3 days after he was convicted in another riots case by High Court, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Sajjan Kumar appears at the Patiala House Court in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, 3 days after he was convicted in another riots case by High Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior lawyer HS Phoolka along with his family visits the Golden Temple a day after the Delhi High Court's verdict in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Amritsar. Phoolka has been pursuing cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots for over 30 years.

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Members of Sikh community visit The Wall of Truth, a memorial for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims, at Gurudwara Rakabganj, New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal addresses a press conference, in Chandigarh.

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Congress leader Sajjan Kumar visits Hanuman temple at Cannaught Place, in New Delhi. Delhi High Court verdict on Monday sentenced Kumar to spend the remainder of his life in jail in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

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Family members of the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots burn an effigy alleging that newly-elected Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister was involved in the riots, in New Delhi.

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Nirpreet Kaur, whose father was killed during 1984 anti-Sikh riots, reacts after the Delhi High Court convicted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for criminal conspiracy, promoting enmity, acts against communal harmony in the case and sentenced him to life imprisonment, in New Delhi.

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Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa, Advocate H S Phulka, former AAP MLA Jarnail Singh and others react after the Delhi High Court convicted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for criminal conspiracy, promoting enmity, acts against communal harmony in the1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment, in New Delhi.

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Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Singh Badal addresses a press conference, in New Delhi. Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Chairman Manjit Singh, Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa, and 1984 anti-Sikh riots family members are also seen.

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Family members of the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots celebrate outside the Patiala House Court in New Delhi after the pronouncement of the first death punishment in the case.

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DSGPC Chief Manjeet Singh GK shows the victory sign while talking to the media outside the Patiala House Court in New Delhi, after the pronouncement of the first death punishment in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

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Family members of victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots celebrate outside the Patiala House Court in New Delhi after the pronouncement of the first death punishment in the case.

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A delegation, comprising BJP MP and advocate Meenakshi Lekhi (C), former MLA RP Singh (3rd R) and other prominent citizens, leaves after meeting President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The delegation requested the President to impress upon the Supreme Court of India to notify the name of third member of Supreme Court-formed SIT to investigate the cases related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

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Family members of the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots stage a protest at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Various Sikh organizations stage protest demonstration demanding justice for Sikh genocides of 1984, in Jammu.

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AAP leader Sanjay Singh (R) and Jarnail Singh (C) at Press conference on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in New Delhi.

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Police action was largely missing during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots

People get emotional during the inaguration of memorial for 1984 anti-Sikh riots named “The Wall of Truth” at premises of Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, in New Delhi.

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Kids from families of those massacred in the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom

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Congress leader Kamal Nath

A group of Sikhs shout slogans demanding justice for 1984 sikhs riots victims just before Congress party leaders marched to the Presidential Palace, in New Delhi.

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Sikh community people staging a protest against 1984 anti-Sikh riots near Parliament house from where Congress leaders were taking out a march against intolerance, in New Delhi.

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Sikh community people holding a protest against 1984 anti-Sikh riots on its anniversary at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Gurcharan Singh Babbar, Author, burnt hundreds of copies of his book name "Sarkari-Qatl-e-Aam" to demand justice for 1984 sikh riots victims, which he had written about 20 years ago, at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.

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Gurcharan Singh Babbar, Author, burnt hundreds of copies of his book name "Sarkari-Qatl-e-Aam" to demand justice for 1984 sikh riots victims, which he had written about 20 years ago, at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.

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Gurcharan Singh Babbar, Author, burnt hundreds of copies of his book name "Sarkari-Qatl-e-Aam" to demand justice for 1984 sikh riots victims, which he had written about 20 years ago, at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.

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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

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Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the man behind SFJ

Sikh protesters during a protest against Congress leaders over 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in New Delhi.

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Sikhs shout slogans as they participate in a cycle rally to protest against the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in New Delhi.

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Victims protest against the clean chit given by CBI to 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, near the CBI headquarters in New Delhi.

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Victims protest against the clean chit given by CBI to 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, near the CBI headquarters in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh takes blessings from a riot widow during a meeting with families of 84 Anti Sikh Riot Victims, in Tilak Vihar,Widow colony in New Delhi.

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A group of Sikhs protest over 1984 anti-Sikh riots near Allphones Arena where PM Narendra Modi was addressing a function in Sydney, Australia.

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Sikhs shout slogans during a protest demanding justice for victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in New Delhi.

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Punjab Dy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal during the launch of construction work of "Nov 1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial" at Gurudwara Rakabganj Sahib, in New Delhi.

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People march during a protest denouncing alleged state terrorism and demanding justice for victims of the 1984 massacre of Sikhs, in New Delhi.

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Sikh protesters shout slogans during a protest as part of a shutdown call in Punjab demanding justice for the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Jalandhar.

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A view of a deserted market during a shutdown call in Punjab demanding justice for the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Jalandhar.

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Sikhs stomp and beat placards with torn photographs of Congress leaders Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler during a protest to demand justice for the victims of 1984 massacre of Sikhs following the assassination of Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, in New Delhi.

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Sikhs hold placards as they shout slogans during a protest to demand justice for victims of the 1984 massacre of Sikhs following the assassination of Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, in New Delhi.

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An elderly Sikh man leans on his stick as he participates in a protest to demand justice for victims of the 1984 massacre of Sikhs following the assassination of Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, in New Delhi.

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Sikhs hold placards as they shout slogans during a protest to demand justice for victims of the 1984 massacre of Sikhs following the assassination of Indira Gandhi, in New Delhi.

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Protesters stage a demonstration against Prime Minister Narendra Modi across the street from Madison Square Garden, where Modi spoke to a capacity crowd from the Indian-American community, in New York.

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Protestors stage a demonstration against Prime Minister Narendra Modi across the street from Madison Square Garden, where Modi spoke to a capacity crowd from the Indian-American community, in New York.

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Trilokpuri. 1984. Only one male was left alive. Archival photo.

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People have langar during their protest against Congress leaders, especially the party's Amritsar Lok Sabha candidate Amarinder Singh and his alleged remarks on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.

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Police use water cannons to disperse sikh protesters during a protest against Congress leaders in New Delhi.

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Sikh protesters staged a protest outside Congress headquarters in New Delhi against its Amritsar Lok Sabha candidate Amarinder Singh's alleged remarks on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.

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Sikh protesters staged a protest outside Congress headquarters in New Delhi against its Amritsar Lok Sabha candidate Amarinder Singh's alleged remarks on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.

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Widows' Colony in Tilak Vihar, where hundreds of Sikh families were relocated after the 1984 riots, New Delhi on Feb 10, 2014.

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Weapons on display in a Gurudwara at Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar on Feb 10, 2014.

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Vijay Singh, runs a grocery shop for a living, at Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar, New Delhi on Feb 10, 2014. His father and grandfather were killed in front of his eyes in 84 riots when he was in Class VI

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Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar, New Delhi on Feb 10, 2014.

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Young Sikh school boy at Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar in New Delhi on Feb 06, 2014.

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Sikh group protest outside Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence in New Delhi on Feb 03, 2014.

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Sarabjit Singh, studying in class VI, unaware about 19 84 riots, lives in Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar. His mother works in a factory and father makes charpoys for a living. Though Sarabjit is in class VI, he couldn't tell us the name of his school. He happened to have bunked school on Feb 06, 2014 when we took this photo.

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Ravinder, studied only till Class III, works as an auto mechanic and lives in Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar, New Delhi on Feb 06, 2014.

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Pooja, studying in BA first year, with her brother Gurpreet, studying in class VIII, at her residence in Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar on Feb 10, 2014. Their grandfather was killed and father injured in 84 riots.

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Portraits of men, who died in 1984 sikh riots, on display in a Gurudwara in Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar on Feb 10, 2014.

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Nirmal Kaur, looking at photographs of Sikh men, who died in the 1984 sikh riots, at the Gurudwara in the Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar on Feb 06, 2014. Her father died in the riots.

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Kamal, studying in Class 10 and also works at a shop. He lives in the Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar, New Delhi. Feb 06, 2014. His grandfather was injured in the 1984 riots.

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Joginder Singh, 1984 riots victim family, studying BBA at Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar, New Delhi on Feb 06, 2014. His uncle was killed and father injured in the riots.

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Inder Singh, injured in 19 84 riots, at his residence in Sikh riot victims resettlement colony in Tilak Vihar, New Delhi on Feb 10, 2014. He has written several letters to PM, President and Sonia Gandhi regarding a scam in allotment of houses and funds for Sikh riots victims.

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Sikh Auto Driver cleaning his Auto Rickshaw at Tilak Vihar, Widow's Colony (sikh riot victims resettlement colony), in New Delhi on Feb 06, 2014.

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Atar Kaur, 1984 riots victim, at her residence in Tilak Vihar, Widow's Colony (Sikh riot victims resettlement colony) in New Delhi on Feb 06, 2014. Her husband was killed and children injured in the riots.

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Police trying to stop Sikh protesters during a protest against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on the 1984 riots outside his residence in New Delhi.

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Police stop Sikh protesters during a protest against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on the 1984 riots outside his residence in New Delhi.

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Sikh group protest outside Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence in New Delhi.

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A protestor holds a placard as dozens of others burn tires during a protest against Rahul Gandhi for his recent remark on the country's 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Jammu.

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Members of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) holding a protest at Congress party office over party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on 1984 riots, in New Delhi.

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Protesters burn tires and shout slogans against Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi, for his recent remark in a television interview on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Jammu.

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Protestors shout slogans against Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, for his remark in a recent television interview on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Jammu.

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Protestors break a barricade as they protest against Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, for his remark in a recent television interview on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in New Delhi.

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Sikhs protest in front the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. A delegation of representatives of several NGOs have submitted to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) a petition urging to recognize the 1984 killing of Sikhs as Genocide.

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Sikhs sit in front the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. A delegation of representatives of several NGOs have submitted to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) a petition urging to recognize the 1984 killing of Sikhs as Genocide.

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1984 riot-hit people display placards and shout slogans at a protest in favour of their various demands including ownership rights for the houses alloted to them, at 10 Janpath in New Delhi.

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Riot after riot Mob attacks a Sikh man, Delhi 1984

Sikhs hold protest demanding punishment for those responsible for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, in Ahmedabad.

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Sikhs burn an effigy of government and others as they demand punishment against those involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots during a protest in Jammu.

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An elderly Sikh victim sits during a protest against the acquittal of ruling Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, in New Delhi.

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Victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots shout slogans during a protest demanding justice at Rajghat in New Delhi.

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Sikh protest demanding justice for the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, outside Karkardooma court in New Delhi.

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A vendor sells ice-cream to Indian Sikhs participating in a protest against the acquittal of Sajjan Kumar in New Delhi.

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Sikh protesters pushing away a police constable during a protest demanding justice to the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots in New Delhi.

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A Sikh woman holding a placard listens to a speaker, unseen, as Sikhs protest the acquittal of Sajjan Kumar in New Delhi.

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Sikhs gather in front of a painting depicting 1984 riots during a protest against the acquittal of Sajjan Kumar in New Delhi.

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A delegation of SAD-BJP MPs and MLAS interacts with media after meeting President Pranab Mukherjee regarding 1984 anti-Sikh riots at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Women hold photographs of 1984 riot victims as they protest the acquittal Sajjan Kumar, in New Delhi.

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Sikhs protest the acquittal of Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 Anti-Sikh riots case in New Delhi.

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Security personnel at Vijay Chowk during the Sikh community members' protest against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was acquitted by a Delhi court in a case related to 1984 anti-Sikh riot recently, New Delhi.

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Sikh community members during a protest at Vijay Chowk against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in New Delhi.

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