1984 SIKH RI­OTS: OZ MP TO FILE PE­TI­TION IN PAR­LIA­MENT

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - FRONT PAGE -

MEL­BOURNE: An Aus­tralian politi­cian will ta­ble a signed pe­ti­tion in Par­lia­ment this week ask­ing the gov­ern­ment to recog­nise the 1984 anti-Sikh ri­ots in In­dia as “geno­cide”. A state­ment is­sued by fed­eral MP War­ren Entsch's of­fice said, “The na­tion's Sikh community has en­listed the help of Entsch to have Aus­tralia recog­nise the killings as geno­cide." The is­sue was first raised by a Sikh Community mem­ber in Cairns, Daljit Singh. "Ev­ery per­son on this planet who be­lieves in equal­ity and peace for mankind should sup­port this," Singh said.

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