Overall a good read if you want to know about the Punjab Insurgency. These separatists were led by Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and former Maj. Bolle so nihaal Sat shri akaal.. Some content explaining the motive of the extremists is repetitive across multiple pages. After a hour firefight, the army wrested control of the temple complex.
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It was nine in Septemberin October it increased to thirty six and in May there were more than fifty violent incidents.
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Please enter the message. The book by Mr. Nov 11, Anurag rated it really liked it. You already recently rated this item. Oprration to this book Fighting for Faith and Nation: The book starting from the religious imbroglio, gradually progresses to the wanton violence perpetrated and finally to what went on during the operation Blue-Star.
The militants in the complex were anticipating an attack by the government troops. The author provides details about the rise of Bhindranwale, failure of state and central governments to control his menace, reasons for military action, strategic and tactical planning, the actual commando attack and the aftermath.
The operation had to be stor before dawn. Dialogues with Sikh Militants. Retrieved 26 June But where the author fails miserably is while explaining the political aspect of the operation.
In the aftermath of the Operation Blue Star, cases of mutinies by Sikh soldiers, mostly raw recruits, were reported from different places.
Very hard to believe those figures, same kind of figures in the book. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. The text is direct, matter-of-fact and candid, and it is well-supplemented by over a dozen photographs nluestar maps.
Operation Blue Star the True Story (Punjabi) : K S Brar :
The Army was kept under withering machine gun fire from the manholes of the tunnels. All in all this book should be read by all those who desire to get a holistic understanding of the entire episode. And now bit panic over unexpected attack at him in London.
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View all 7 comments. Operation Blue star commenced on June 3rd of and reached its peak on June 5. Moreover, they took a lot of time in forcing open the heavy Southern Gate, which had to be shot open with tank fire. Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. Confrontation, Assassination, and Succession". Chellaney reported a death toll of 1, at a time when the Indian Government said the figure was No trivia or quizzes yet. Archived from the original on 26 July Once Khalistan would have got declared, there was the risk of Pakistan recognizing the new country and sending Pakistani Army into Indian Punjab to guarantee its security.
I see only this and a few other books as worthy of reviewing and promoting. Fighting for Faith and Nation: Further the sanctity of the Golden temple provided protection from arrests by the security forces who preferred not to enter the Temple premises so as not to hurt the religious sentiments of the Sikhs. Report to the Nation, New Delhi: And if such weightage had been given, it could have justified the subtitle "The True Story".