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Operation Bluestar anniv: Dal Khalsa seeks support for June 6 bandh

punjab Updated: Jun 01, 2016 19:41 IST
HT Correspondent
Operation Bluestar

Paramilitary troops and Punjab Police personnel took part in a flag march from Hall Gate to Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

Radical Sikh body Dal Khalsa has launched a campaign to garner support for its June 6 Amritsar bandh call to mark the 32nd anniversary of Operation Bluestar.

Central forces take guard in Amritsar ahead of Operation Bluestar anniv

On Tuesday, youth groups associated with the Dal Khalsa distributed posters and leaflets across the city, urging traders and educational bodies to keep their establishments closed.

Activists of ‘Sikh Youth of Punjab’, led by its chief Paramjit Singh, also interacted with people in various markets and localities.

Op Bluestar anniv: Paramilitary forces hold flag march in Amritsar

Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh, however, said medical stores would remain open, adding that the bandh would be peaceful and road and rail traffic will not be disrupted.

Earlier, in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Harpal Singh Cheema, it was decided that Dal Khalsa activists will hit the streets on June 3 --- the day army launched its operation in June 1984.