Sajjan Kumar is one of the well known political leaders of Congress party was found guilty for the 1984 Anti-Sikh riots case. Delhi high court canceled all other orders of previous courts. Sajjan Kumar has been sentenced to jail for the “remainder of his natural life”. Whereas now Sajjan Kumar decided to move on the gate of SUPREME COURT(SC) against the conviction of HC.
Scrap filter contains the reactions of political parties and political leaders after Sajjan Kumar’s conviction by High Court.
Sajjan Kumar was born on 23rd September 1945 in Delhi. He was from a poor family. In the early age, he fought election for the municipality in Delhi. He won this election and came up in the sight of Sanjay Gandhi. And finally, in the year 1980, he fought an election for Delhi Loksabha and won it. This was the turning point as the defeated person was Chaudhary Brahm Prakash first CM of Delhi.
What are the 1984 anti-Sikh riots??
1984 Sikh riots are the case where violence is being carried out on the Sikh community members by anti-Sikh community. A large no of Sikh people was being killed in this violence. This program of violence was carried up for many days. Congress leaders were charged for this riots. According to reports about 8,000 to 17,000 Sikhs was being killed in this riot.
Arun Jaitley Twitted “Sajjan Kumar’s conviction by the Delhi High Court is a delayed vindication of Justice. The Congress and the Gandhi family legacy will continue to pay for the sins of the 1984 riots”.
Kirron Kher Twitted “You may run but you cannot hide from justice. After 34 years, justice has been served by the Delhi HC today for the 1984 genocide. Congress leader Sajjan Kumar convicted of conspiring and inciting the murder of Sikhs and has been awarded life imprisonment. Shame on Congress”.
Capt. Amrinder Singh twitted “Welcome Sajjan Kumar’s conviction by Delhi HC. Justice has finally been delivered. Sajjan was named by victims who I met in refugee camps then and I’d always maintained he should be punished”.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal twitted “Justice at last! Sajjan Kumar to spend life in jail for taking Sikh lives. SIT formed by PM Narendra Modi Ji shows impact. This is what change in government can do”.
Arvind Kejriwal twitted “I welcome Delhi High Court verdict convicting Sajjan Kumar in 1984 riots case. It has been a very long n painful wait for innocent victims who were murdered by those in power. Nobody involved in any riot should be allowed to escape no matter how powerful the individual may be”.
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