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Background[ edit ] Air India memorial, Toronto The rim of the sundial contains a poem reading "Time flies suns rise and shadows fall let it pass by love reigns forever over all". During the s, many Sikh refugees emigrated to western Canada for better economic opportunities. By the s, the area around VancouverBritish Columbiahad become the largest centre of Sikh population outside India.
The practices of "Sant Nirankaris" sect of Nirankaris were considered heresy by the orthodox Sikhism expounded by Bhindranwale. The case was heard in the neighbouring Haryana state, and all the accused were acquitted,  on the basis that they acted in self-defence.
The Punjab government decided not to appeal the decision. A letter The problem of aircraft terrorism authority was issued by Akal Takht to ostracize the Sant Nirankaris. A sentiment was created to justify extra judicial killings of the perceived enemies of Sikhism. The founders of this Panthic group in Vancouver vowed to avenge the deaths of Sikhs.
A member of the Akhand Kirtani Jatha, Ranjit Singh, surrendered and admitted to the assassination three years later, and was sentenced to serve thirteen years at the Tihar Jail in Delhi. This added to the notoriety of Babbar Khalsa and its leader.
He went to Canada. Canada denied the request in July Germany chose to handle the case locally rather than transfer him over to India. After India received information that Parmar had made assassination threats against Indira Gandhithey found that Germany had decided that the evidence was weak.
They had expelled Parmar and released him to Canada in June after nearly a year in jail. The militants were demanding more powers to the state from Central government and autonomy by changes in the Indian constitution. The total number of deaths was in violent incidents and riots while 1, people were injured.
On 31 OctoberIndira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards. In retaliation, anti-Sikh riotsguided by certain Indian National Congress members, killed thousands of Sikhs in India.
He asked him to construct a bomb; Reyat later claimed he had no idea for what it would be used. Reyat asked various people in the community about dynamite, saying he wanted to remove tree stumps on his property. Bagri worked as a forklift driver at a sawmill near the town of Kamloops.
He was known as a powerful preacher in the Indo-Canadian community. They used the meetings as fundraisers for Babbar Khalsa. A former head priest in Hamilton testified that Bagri said, "The Indian Government is our enemy, the same way the Hindu society is our enemy.
The WSO's constitution was committed to diplomacy and non-violence, and it said the organisation would "strive for an independent Sikh homeland by peaceful means. He said, "until we kill 50, Hindus, we will not rest," before a crowd of 4, people; this statement was quoted against him at his later trial.
To die such a death, which is the mission of the Khalsa, is our religion". A professional translator testified later as a witness that Bagri's speech in Punjabi had been distorted by observers who failed to understand "its context within Sikh history and literature;" he denied that Bagri had urged Sikhs to take revenge against all Hindus.
He conceded that Bagri was trying to "inflame passions and arouse national pride". He decided, "I had done some bad things in my time, done my time in jail, but putting a bomb on a plane I went to the police. Both reports were dismissed as unreliable. He was attacked in February by an assailant wielding an iron bar.
His skull was broken and he required 80 stitches in his head. On 5 Marchthree months before the bombing, the CSIS obtained a court order to place Parmar under surveillance for one year.
Although the Babbar Khalsa had not yet been officially banned, the affidavit for surveillance stated, it "is a Sikh terrorist group now established in Canada", it "has claimed responsibility for more than forty assassinations of moderate Sikhs and other persons in the Punjab," and "penned its name to threatening letters [addressed to] Reyat asked numerous people in Duncan about explosives, and expressed the need for revenge.
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