1984 Anti Sikh Riots: Painful stories will make your soul cry

1984 Anti Sikh Riots: The memory of Horror is still fresh

The verdict of 1984 Anti Sikh Riots has been already delivered. It is a historic decision as Sajjan Kumar has been sentenced life imprisonment. 34 years have passed but the memory of that horrific incident is still fresh. So many innocent Sikhs were killed during the riots. The pain of losing loved ones all of a sudden is unfathomable. The incident leaves chills down my spines.

The pain and memory of that horrific incident are still fresh. Around 3,000 Sikhs were killed in Delhi. Not even were kids were spared. The worst-hit areas in Delhi were Trilokpuri, Shahadara, Mongolpuri, Geeta Colony and Sultanpur.

Here are a few heart-wrenching stories that will remind you of our bloody history, take a look:

1. “We were at Amritsar Railway station. I was there to drop my son and suddenly a mad mob attacked us. They started screaming Sikh’s have killed the nation’s mother. I was screaming, they dragged my son and burnt him alive.”
2. “We used to stay in Kanpur and I was in school at that time. A Sikh family used to stay in the building next to us. Their Kids were really adorable, they would have never imagined what was going to happen to them. They were attacked by a mob- They shouted – Saale Sardar and his entire family was burnt alive. We saw them screaming in front of our eyes. I can’t forget that night.”
3. “There was a madness in their eyes. Nothing could stop them. They entered my kitchen dragged my sons. They were set on fire. With no option left, I was listening to their painful screams. It still haunts me.”
4. “I had a friend who was a Sikh. His entire family was terrified. The mob was attacking young women. I bought them at my house and kept them in a basement for two days. They were not even allowed to use the washroom.”
5. “There was a young boy who was running to save his life. Around 30 men were chasing him. He was set ablaze in front of my eyes. I couldn’t help him. I was not able to sleep for weeks after watching that incident.”

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Parul Srivastava

She likes to express herself through her write-ups. She doesn’t believe in doing different things but she enjoy doing things differently.
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