ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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From the Dam to the Ghettos-The Victims of the Rihand Dam

October 5, 1985 Akali Dai's principled commitment or concurrence with these, makes it extremely vulnerable to blackmail by adversaries from within the community and the party and those from outside with a capacity to manipulate, even when its political priorities were decidedly different. Longowal and other Akali leaders knew fully well how Bhindranwale, Dal Khalsa and the Khalistan lobby were catapulted into effective positions for blackmail and yet all of them were willy- nilly sucked into the vortex of an increasy irretrievable situation with disastrous consequences for the Sikh community, Punjab and the country.

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