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Corbyn calls for “fresh” Operation Blue Star probe

Indian military outside the Golden Temple in 1984 (picture courtesy of IndiaToday)

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to prime minister Theresa May calling for a “fresh, independent investigation” into Britain’s alleged involvement in the “appalling” Operation Blue Star in 1984. Corbyn’s letter to Downing Street, dated January 4, follows what he describes as “significant representations” from a wide range of representatives from the British Sikh community demanding details of the full extent of the UK’s alleged role in the military action on Golden Temple in 1984. “Given concerns regarding the effectiveness and integrity of the January 2014 review, I believe we must consider a fresh, independent investigation into this episode…

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