October 18, 2020

Cut The Clutter: Comrade Balwinder Singh Sandhu, how India let down a patriot who fought back in Punjab’s worst years

Who was Comrade Balwinder Singh Sandhu, shot by 2 motorcycle borne men in village Bhikhiwind in the border district of Tarn Taran on Friday morning just months after the government withdrew their security. Sandhu and 3 members of his family were awarded Shaurya Chakras in 1993 for their incredible armed fightback against the worst phase of militancy in Punjab in early ‘90s. In episode 595 of Cut The Clutter, Shekhar Gupta puts the tragedy in context

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