DSGMC slams Rahul,says his remark has angered Sikhs

The DSGMC said Rahul’s remark had “angered Sikhs”.

Written by Express News Service | Published:October 25, 2013 1:08 am

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) on Thursday slammed AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his remark that Indira Gandhi was killed by communal forces. The DSGMC said Rahul’s remark had “angered Sikhs” and that he should immediately seek forgiveness. DSGMC president Manjit Singh said,“If Rahul says his grandmother and father were killed by communal forces,than who killed more than 5,000 innocent Sikhs all over the country in the carnage of November 1984.” He said instead of blaming communal forces in public rallies,Rahul should make efforts to ensure Congress leaders guilty of the ’84 carnage were brought to book.

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