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Op Bluestar anniversary passes off peacefully, Amritsar remains shut

As 39th anniversary of Operation Bluestar passed off peacefully in Amritsar on Tuesday with the holy city observing a complete shutdown on a call given by Sikh radical organisation Dal Khalsa

Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh delivering a ‘sandesh’ on the 39th anniversary of Operation Bluestar at Akal Takht in Amritsar on Tuesday.
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:16 AM IST

Operation Bluestar anniv today: Efforts on for out-of-court settlement of 1,000-crore damage suit

Fresh efforts for an out-of-court settlement have begun to resolve a 38-year-old dispute between the Union government and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee over damages caused during Operation Bluestar. The issue was discussed in a meeting held between Amit Shah and an SGPC delegation on June 3. The case is related to a ?1,000 crore damage suit filed by the SGPC in 1985. The court has issued a direction to resolve the issue by talks.

A view of the Akal Takht at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:48 AM IST
By, Amritsar

Security heightened in Amritsar ahead of Op Bluestar anniversary

Security has been beefed up in Amritsar ahead of the 39th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, the army operation carried out in June 1984 to flush out the militants from the Golden Temple

The police are on toes as Dal Khalsa has called a remembrance parade on June 5 and a bandh in Amritsar on June 6. (Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 09:47 PM IST

Op Bluestar anniversary: ‘Akhand path’ starts at Akal Takht

Akhand path (uninterrupted recitation of Guru Granth Sahib) started on Sunday at Akal Takht to mark the 39th Operation Bluestar anniversary falling on Tuesday

To mark anniversary of the operation, a function is held at the highest Sikh temporal seat annually. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 09:41 PM IST
By, Amritsar

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Ludhiana police beef up security in city

Ludhiana police also conducted a flag march in the city and conducted special checks at Ludhiana Railway station, bus stand, and other public places on Saturday

According to police, they have prepared a three-layered security plan. Personnel have also been deputed outside all major religious places in the city. The police are also keeping a tab on posts on social networking sites (Manish/HT)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 11:42 PM IST
By, Ludhiana
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