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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots. Simi Rajpal. How I t Began & Ended. History. Before. Chain of Results . Prime Minister Indra Gandhi was assassinated by her own Sikh guards October 31 st Indians were angered Immediately began riots against Sikhs Riots end on the day of Indra Gandhi’s cremation

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chain of results
Chain of Results
  • Prime Minister Indra Gandhi was assassinated by her own Sikh guards
    • October 31st
  • Indians were angered
  • Immediately began riots against Sikhs
  • Riots end on the day of Indra Gandhi’s cremation
    • November 2nd
sikh man surrounded
This bus was stopped by rioters and this man was dragged out of it. The rioters will either beat him to death or burn him alive.Sikh Man Surrounded
those who survived
Those Who Survived

Ashu

Jasbir

Small poor town

Stones thrown at them

Moved to police station for one night

Lived in safe house for ten days with other families

Own house almost burned down

Father almost attacked

Extreme discrimination afterwards

  • Lived in safe government colony
  • Stones thrown at house
  • Military check on them
  • Afraid for father
compare contrast in feelings
Compare/Contrast in Feelings
  • Concern from officials
  • Fear
  • Safe Afterwards
what mattered
What Mattered
  • Where people lived changed how the riots affected them
    • Small town with more Sikhs = more riots
    • Larger government colony with less Sikhs = safer
  • After riots ended, appearance of Sikh brought discrimination
what really happened
What Really Happened
  • Some people were lucky enough to escape the worst
  • Innocent people died for what two Sikhs did
today
Today
  • Similar to the way we have looked at Muslims since 9/11
    • Couple of people made bad choices, whole religious group is punished
  • Still affecting Sikhs today
    • Only a 1% conviction rate
for more information
For More Information

http://1984india.wordpress.com/

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