Jarnail 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.
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.”
It 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.