|SHAHEED JASWANT SINGH KHALRA|
Please watch this video, courtesy of the Sikh Activist Network (SAN). It is in Punjabi with English subtitles. Please take the 18 minutes necessary and watch it in memory of Shaheed Bhai Jaswant Singh Khalra ji.
Jaswant Singh Khalra's Last International Speech from SikhActivistNetwork on Vimeo.
He was not secretly cremated. It is reported that after being held and tortured for over a month, pieces of his body were thrown into the Sutlej River on 24 October 1995. The next time you look into the waters of this one of the Five Rivers remember our brother's body floating, in pieces, down its waters.
|Sutlej River in the 1980s and 1990s|
There were 6 Punjab Policemen charged with his murder. Five were convicted and awarded life sentences. The sixth was acquitted. The most guilty criminal of the gang, KP- Gill remains at large and securely protected by the government of India (OK). To read more about Jaswant Singh Khalra ji and the convictions, go to the ensaaf page.
If it is at all possible for you, please attend SAN's conference, Where Did They All Go: Jaswant Singh Khalra Memorial Weekend, 11-12 September 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada It will be hosted by Jaswant Singh Khalra ji's wife, Bibi Paramjit Kaur Khalra and it will be possible to meet and talk with her.