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1984 riots victims send legal notice to makers of web series ‘Grahan’

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Jun 19, 2021 14:35 IST

By Sushil Batra
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Victims of the 1984 riots in Delhi and Jharkhand’s Bokaro have despatched a authorized discover to HotStar Disney for the net collection “Grahan” for allegedly twisting the narrative of the riots of their present in a “deliberate” try to harm the feelings of the Sikh neighborhood.
The Producer of the Internet-series named Grahan and the Head of HotStar have been served with authorized discover over its collection particularly Grahan primarily based on the killing of Sikhs through the 1984 riots.

The Authorized Discover despatched by their lawyer Harpreet Singh Hora from Delhi states that hundreds of Sikh males, girls, and youngsters had been butchered in several cities of India, and the town of Bokaro had been witness to traumatic massacre through the 1984 riots.
The victims particularly Nirpreet Kaur, Satnam Singh Gambhir, and Jasmeet Singh have sought an apology and referred to as upon to halt the discharge of the present for twisting the narrative to point out that it was turbaned males/Sikh(s) which have achieved this whereas no such incident in Bokaro has come to mild until date and has despatched a duplicate to the Nationwide Minorities Fee, DSGMC Minority Cell and SGPC President.
It has additionally been acknowledged that members of the Sikh neighborhood had particularly requested your staff to not rake up wounds and rub salt on them, the discover acknowledged.
The discover acknowledged that the makers have allegedly made an try to point out {that a} Turbaned/Sikh man had been concerned in looting/arson which reveals your deliberate try to harm the feelings of the Sikh neighborhood the place it’s a recognized indisputable fact that Gurdwaras had been burnt, outlets/factories and premises owned by the Sikh households had been destroyed and the identical was not achieved by Sikhs.
It additional states that this act of making such false narratives are clearly aimed toward spinning the story, and is aimed toward hurting the Sikh neighborhood and have cheated the victims of Bokaro and such acts can’t be tolerated in any case by our purchasers. (ANI)

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