Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh called the 1984 Sikh Massacre in Delhi a Genocide in front of 1984 victims who came to get compensation of 5 Lakh Rupees from Govt.
NEW DELHI: Describing the anti-Sikh massacre of 1984 as “genocide”, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said several persons who had a “role” in the carnage are yet to be punished.
“In these incidents (anti-Sikh massacre), there are several persons who are yet to be punished. I have faith in our judicial system and these persons will definitely get punishment,” Mr Singh said after distributing cheques of enhanced compensation to the riot victims in Tilak Vihar area of west Delhi.
“I know that until these persons are punished, victims will not get relief. I want to assure that government is with you and will be with you in even bad days,” he said.
The Union minister distributed cheques of Rs. 5 lakh each to 17 kin of the riot victims at a function in Tilak Vihar.