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Faith, Gender, and Activism in the Punjab Conflict

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Ut young men and women being shot abducted tortured and killed or being a Sikh And this is all going to happen again and againThe essay that had the most impact on me was Ten Thousand Pairs of Shoes where devotees who had come to offer prayers on the day of Operation Bluestar never returned to claim who had come to offer prayers on the day of Operation Bluestar never returned to claim shoes or they were killed or detained afterwardThis is a book or anyone who is interested in reading about the Punjab conflict or curious about what preventive detention laws do to a community. Of the conflict; Justice Ajit Singh Bains who became a beloved “people’s judge”; and Inderjit Singh Jaijee who returned to Punjab to document abuses even as other elites were leeing Together they are credited with saving countless lives Braiding oral histories personal snapshots and primary documents recovered April 16th: Virginia Tech Remembers from at risk archives Kaur shows that when entire conflicts are marginalized we miss essential stories stories ofaith eminist action and the power *Of Citizen Activist. *citizen activist.
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Probes how the Sikh community had become key to India s identity politics post 1984 How Sikhs were demonized as a problematic minority and hunted down in their s identity politics post 1984 How Sikhs were demonized as a problematic minority and hunted down in their homes in PunjabThe narrative is largely about giving agency to women as well who often are left behind because they do not speak up against such heinous crimes because society makes them eel ashamed Mallika Kaur navigates these spaces as women talk about crimes against them because society makes them eel ashamed Mallika Kaur navigates these spaces as women talk about crimes against them the police and the authoritiesIt was disturbing to read abo. The irst major armed conflicts of post colonial India During its deadliest decade as many as 250000 people were killed This book makes an urgent intervention in the history of the conflict which to date has been characterized by a ixation on sensational violence or ignored altogether Mallika Kaur unearths the stories of three people who ound themselves at the center of Punjab’s *human rights movement Baljit Kaur who armed herself with a video camera to *rights movement Baljit Kaur who armed herself with a video camera to essential evidence. .

The Wheat Fields Still Whispers Faith Gender and Activism in the Punjab Conflict by Mallika Kaur is a book that looks at what it was like to live in Punjab in those days Unna din as they are referred to by people in PunjabThe author takes *us backward rom the present day to the ateful day of Operation Blue Star Traversing through counterinsurgency measures curfews 3 *backward rom the present day to the ateful day of Operation Blue Star Traversing through counterinsurgency measures curfews 3 laws that changed the social landscape of Punjab Through her interviews interactions ethnographic and archival work she. Brings together personal narrative oral history and scholarly rigor to offer a new perspective on an understudied conflictDraws on a wide range of primary sources including videos legal orensics and other materials rom at risk near extinct archivesAppeals to scholars students and materials rom at risk near extinct archivesAppeals to scholars students and interested in South Asian studies oral history memory studies gender and conflict transitional justice Sikh culture and history and the history of postcolonial IndiaPunjab was the arena of one of.