Sufi King Satinder Sartaaj today announced the he will be has cancelling his European tour dates on June 3rd (Ireland) and June 5th (France) as the dates fall on the remembrance week of #OperationBlueStar.
Operation Blue Star was the code name given by the Indian army who carried out a planned attack on Sri Harmandir Sahib (also known as the Golden Temple) one of the holiest Gurdwara’s for Sikhs which took place on the on the day of 5th Guru, Guru Arjan Dev Ji’s Patshah’s Shahadat Gurpurab observations.
The operation was sanctioned under the orders of Indira Gandhi (then prime minister) and Zail Singh (then President). The Golden Temple Complex was attacked by the Indian Armed Forces using tanks, helicopters, and other heavy artillery. Sri Akal Takhat was desecrated during this attack. Sri Darbar Sahib sustained at least 300 bullet holes. Thousands of innocent people were murdered in cold blood.