Vancouver’s Khalsa Diwan Society welcomes conviction of Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Malkiat Singh Dhami
Photo by Sukhwant Singh Dhillon

ON behalf of Khalsa Diwan Society (Ross Street Gurdwara) Vancouver, President Malkiat Singh Dhami, Kuldip Singh Thandi and Kashmir Singh Dhaliwal have welcomed the conviction of Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

In a statement, they said that justice was finally delivered to the victims of “one of the worst instances of communal violence in independent India.”

The Delhi High Court had on Monday held Sajjan Kumar and five others guilty in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case and sentenced the Congress leader to imprisonment for the remainder of his natural life. The court asked him to surrender by December 31.