The decision to release eight Sikh prisoners and commute the death sentence of Balwant Singh Rajoana, the main conspirator in the 1995 assassination of former Punjab CM Beant Singh, is the culmination of various key steps

India moves to assuage Sikhs, derail Pakistan’s Khalistan and Kashmir plan

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 08:33 AM IST
Officials said that this follows close on the heels of the virtual eradication of a 35-year-old “black list” that prevented 312 members of the Sikh community holding foreign passports from travelling to India due to their alleged role during the militant Khalistan movement in Punjab.
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