ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Twin Terror in Punjab

THE murder of the 15-year old son of the notorious former Batala SSP, Gobind Ram (who was transferred recently following charges of torture of women) allegedly by Khalistani terrorists, shows up the miserable link that binds together minds of cowardly violence in Punjab today. Gobind Ram, the police boss, unable to apprehend wanted 'terrorists' (the term 'terrorist' itself, applied by the police to harass and kill innocent people in false encounters, has lost its original meaning in the Punjab context), arrested their wives and took it out on them. In retaliation (if at all it can be called a retaliation!), the Khalistanis, unable to get at Gobind Ram, chose a soft target

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