Tytler was seen leaving stage occupied by senior party leaders after having a conversation with Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken.
In an interview given to a news channel recently, Tytler had claimed that Gandhi took stock of the situation and asked him to contain the riots.
Is Captain Amarinder Singh trying to prejudge the guilt of a person who is perceived to be involved in the riots?
Peace is based on the concept of justice, and for most part in India, influential persons responsible for communal violence are never brought to justice.
That's what, said this eyewitness, whose testimony was not recorded by the CBI, the mob led by Jagdish Tytler was chanting...
The full report was 185 pages long. We reproduce PART-IV: ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACTION
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'...I have not had a moment's peace,' says Surinder Singh, who was a granthi at Gurudwara Pulbangash in Delhi during the 1984 riots and adds that he vividly remembers 'seeing Tytler urging rioters not to waste time on looting but to get down to kill
The hurt within the larger community remains, the anger is like a festering sore even today, and most say they have no real hope for justice. The difference is that the ordinary Sikh refuses to ally with any political party on this issue anymore.
If the BJP has the albatross of Varun Gandhi round its neck, the Congress is no less unburdened after having given tickets in Delhi to Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, accused in the 1984 Sikh riots.
A few damaging witnesses, who the CBI claimed could not be traced, have surfaced in the last few days to say, that they are ready to depose against the high profile accused Congressmen if they are assured of rehabilitation and some protection.
So Sonia Gandhi made a virtue out of necessity and has, as the Congress website have us believe, taken the wind out of the BJP sails, but surely the issue goes far beyond cynical political one-upmanship?
The full texts of the two affidavits referred to by the Nanavati Commission while recordings its finding "that there is credible evidence against Shri Jagdish Tytler to the effect that very probably he had a hand in organizing attacks on Sikhs".
Full text of the "memorandum of action taken on the report of Justice G.T. Nanavati Commission of Inquiry set up to inquire into riots of 1984".
Annexure IV: H.K.L. Bhagat, Babu Ram Sharma, Sajjan Kumar, Lalit Makan, Dharam Das Shastri, Jagdish Tytler, Mahendra, Mangat Ram Singal, Dr. Ashok Kumar, Sukhan Lal Sood, Jagdish Chander Tokas -- all Congress politicians to police big wigs and others
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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