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1984 anti Sikh riots

1984 Riots: Saddest part of Sikh history

The 1984 anti Sikh riots, also known as the 1984 Sikh Massacre, was a series of pogroms against Sikhs in India by anti-Sikh mobs in response to the assassination of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards. Official Indian government reports numbered about 2,800 killed across India, including 2,100 in Delhi.Independent sources estimate the number of deaths at