Militant organizations similar to or like Babbar Khalsa

Sikh organisation whose main objective is to create an independent Sikh country Khalistan. Wikipedia

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  • Sikh militant group, and was part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan by taking to arms. This organization appears to have been formed in 1984 by Gurbachan Singh Manochahal. Wikipedia

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    Sikh separatist movement seeking to create a homeland for Sikhs by establishing a sovereign state, called Khālistān , in the Punjab region. The proposed state would consist of land that currently forms Punjab, India and Punjab, Pakistan. Wikipedia

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    Part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan via armed struggle. The KLF appears to have been a loose association of scattered Khalistani groups. Wikipedia

  • Sukhdev Singh Babbar

    The leader of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), a Sikh militant organisation whose objective is to create an independent Sikh country Khalistan and which uses armed attacks, bombings, kidnappings and murders to accomplish their goals. Killed in 1992. Wikipedia

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    Armed campaign by Sikh nationalist ambitionist Khalistan movement. In the 1980s, the movement had deteriorated into a secessionist movement after the supposed indifference of the Indian state in regards to mutual negotiations. Wikipedia

  • Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

    Tamil militant organisation that was based in northeastern Sri Lanka. To secure an independent state of Tamil Eelam in the north and east in response to the state policies of successive Sri Lankan governments that were widely considered discriminative towards the minority Sri Lankan Tamils, as well as the oppressive actions—including anti-Tamil pogroms in 1956 and 1958—carried out by the majority Sinhalese. Wikipedia

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  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots

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  • Criticism of Sikhism

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  • Operation Blue Star

    The code name of an Indian military action which was carried out between 1 and 10 June, 1984, in order to capture the Sikh leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his followers hidden inside the buildings of Harmandir Sahib complex in Amritsar, Punjab. The decision to launch the attack rested with Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who, according to retired general S.K. Sinha, had been considering the operation for more than 18 months prior, authorizing army preparation for it long before any insurgents were in the complex. Wikipedia

  • Second Anglo-Sikh War

    Military conflict between the Sikh Empire and the British East India Company that took place in 1848 and 1849. It resulted in the fall of the Sikh Empire, and the annexation of the Punjab and what subsequently became the North-West Frontier Province, by the East India Company. Wikipedia

  • Bhat Sikhs

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  • Amrik Singh

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  • Central Sikh Temple

    First Sikh gurdwara in Singapore. Established in 1912, the temple had relocated several times before moving to its current site at Towner Road at the junction of Serangoon Road in Kallang in 1986 near Boon Keng MRT station. Wikipedia

  • Punjabi film about the era from 1947 to 1984 that highlights the fight of the Sikh people of India to safeguard the fundamental rights of the Sikh religion and linguistic minorities and to establish an equal Sikh Rights in the Region of India. The film originates from The Punjabi Suba movement to create a province for the Punjabi Sikh people and the ensuing conflicts between the proponents of the movement and the Indian Government. Wikipedia

  • World Sikh Organization

    Non-profit organization whose 1984 founding goal was "to provide an effective, credible voice to represent Sikh interests on the world stage", after Operation Blue Star. Its stated goal is "to promote and protect the interests of the Sikh Diaspora", and "promote and advocate for" human rights. Wikipedia

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  • Sikh period in Lahore

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  • Idolatry in Sikhism

    Sikhism prohibits idolatry, in accordance with mainstream Khalsa norms and the teachings of the Sikh Gurus, a position that has been accepted as orthodox. Growing Sikh popular discontent with Gurdwara administration and practices during the 1800s, revivalist movements in the mid-1800s who opposed idol worship like the Nirankaris and the Namdharis (who however have followed a living guru since its inception), and the encroachment of Brahmanical customs in the Golden Temple during that period, led to the establishment of the Singh Sabha Movement in 1873, in which the Tat Khalsa faction, dominant since the early 1880s, pushed to renew and standardize the practice of Sikhism. Wikipedia

  • Nawab Kapur Singh

    Considered one of the major figures in Sikh history, under whose leadership the Sikh community traversed one of the darkest periods of its history. The organizer of the Sikh Confederacy and the Dal Khalsa. Wikipedia

  • African militant jihadist organisation formed by a merger between Ahmed Ould Amer, a.k.a. Ahmed al-Tilemsi's Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa and Mokhtar Belmokhtar's Al-Mulathameen. On 4 December 2015, it joined Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Wikipedia

  • Armed body of Sikhs. They have existed in Sikh tradition since the beginning of the Khalsa (Sikh community) in 1699 CE. Wikipedia

  • Jassa Singh Ramgarhia

    Prominent Sikh leader during the period of the Sikh Confederacy. The Commander of the Ramgarhia Misl . Wikipedia


Sentences forBabbar Khalsa

  • On 15 December 1983, Bhindranwale was asked to move out of Guru Nanak Niwas house by members of the Babbar Khalsa, who opposed Bhindranwale, who acted with Longowal's support.Operation Blue Star-Wikipedia
  • In the subsequent years following this event, several murders took place in Punjab and the surrounding areas by Bhindranwale's group and the new Babbar Khalsa.Insurgency in Punjab-Wikipedia
  • On 15 December 1983, Bhindranwale was asked to move out of Guru Nanak Niwas house by members of the Babbar Khalsa who acted with Longowal's support.Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale-Wikipedia
  • This was considered as a major setback to R&AW for failing to gather enough intelligence about the Khalistani terrorists.Research and Analysis Wing-Wikipedia
  • These included men who became the leaders and members of the Babbar Khalsa, such as Talwinder Singh Parmar, Ajaib Singh Bagri, Ripudaman Singh Malik and Inderjit Singh Reyat.Air India Flight 182-Wikipedia
  • On 31 August 1995, Chief Minister Beant Singh was killed in a suicide bombing, for which the pro-Khalistan group Babbar Khalsa claimed responsibility.Khalistan movement-Wikipedia

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