Explainer: Who is Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the man who necessitated Operation Blue Star

jarnailsinghJarnail Singh Bhindranwale born Jarnail Singh Brar is a controversial name in the history of India. It was his presence along with armed supporters inside the Golden Temple which necessitated Operation Blue Star.

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34 years since Operation Blue Star: What led to the birth of the Khalistan Movement

operation-blue-star-Over three decades back, India witnessed one of the biggest operations carried out against militants born on its own soil. June 1 1984, the Armed Forces launched probably one of the biggest operations in Punjab, which went on to be called as ‘Operation Blue Star.”

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How Operation Blue Star unfolded

bluestarIt has been 34 years since Operation Blue Star. The operation was ordered by the then Prime Minister, late Indira Gandhi in a bid to establish control over the Harminder Sahib complex in Amritsar.

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