On Operation Blue Star anniversary, Geelani expresses solidarity with Sikhs
Srinagar, June 04, 2018: Expressing solidarity with the Sikh community on the anniversary of the ‘notorious’ “Operation Blue Star”, All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has said that the wounds inflicted on this minority by Indian military might 34 years ago are not only fresh, but continue to be painful and agonizing for our Sikh brothers.
Geelani in a statement said that ‘so-called world’s largest democracy has never tolerated the existence of minorities. Muslims, Sikhs, Dalits and Christians continue to be harassed, killed and humiliated in length and breadth of India.’
He said that operation Blue Star was a brutal and brazen massacre, where hundreds of Sikhs were butchered mercilessly in a span of just a few days. Hurriyat Chairman said that minorities were never safe in India and every regime pushed them to wall.