Cut The Clutter: Comrade Balwinder Singh Sandhu, how India let down a patriot who fought back in Punjab’s worst years


Manage episode 274729105 series 2622657
By ThePrint. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Who was Comrade Balwinder Singh Sandhu, shot by 2 motorcycle borne men in village Bhikhiwind in the border district of Tarn Taran on Friday morning just months after the government withdrew their security. Sandhu and 3 members of his family were awarded Shaurya Chakras in 1993 for their incredible armed fightback against the worst phase of militancy in Punjab in early ‘90s. In episode 595 of Cut The Clutter, Shekhar Gupta puts the tragedy in context

484 episodes