Published On: Mon, Apr 2nd, 2018

34 years after riots, victim gets Rs 5 lakh

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JAMSHEDPUR: It was a closure of sorts for Manjeet Kaur, who received a compensation of Rs 5 lakh announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the kin of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots soon after he came to power in 2014.Originally from Golmuri in Steel City, Kaur, who is now 42 and lives with her husband Sukhbir Singh in Delhi, was eight years old when her father Prabhjot Singh was killed by rioters in Govindpur in riots that erupted after assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984, by her Sikh bodyguards.

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