News Desk: On Monday, on the 38th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, a Khalistani slogan was chanted outside the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Protests continued with pictures of Khalistani leader General Bhindranwale. Demands for the release of Sikh prisoners also arose.
Meanwhile, Akal Takht chief Giani Harpreet Singh has sparked controversy by calling for arms training for Sikhs. According to him, Sikhs need to take up arms training for their own safety. Supporters of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar), led by former MP Simranjit Singh Mann, also chanted pro-Khalistan slogans during the protest in front of Darbar Sahib, the entrance to the Golden Temple.