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List of Alleged People Identified by Survivors of November 1984 Pogroms
The following is the list of those alleged to have instigated violence and/or protected alleged criminals.
H. K. L. Bhagat, Minister of State (Information and Broadcasting).
On November 5, reported to have intervened to get miscreants released who were held in Shahdara Thana.
Babu Ram Sharma, Member, Municipal Corporation (Ward No. 58)
Reported to be the right-band man of H. K. L. Bhagat.
Reportedly responsible for loot, arson and murder in trans-Yamuna areas-Babarpur, Chajupur Colony, Maujpur, Gonda.
Allegedly led people on motor cycle with megaphone.
Sajjan Kumar, Cong. (I) M. P. from Mangolpuri.
Reported to have paid Rs. 100 and a bottle of liquor to each person involved in the killing.
Lalit Makan, Cong.(I) Trade Union Leader and Metropolitan Councillor.
Reportedly paid to mob Rs. 100 each plus a bottle of liquor.
A white ambassador car reportedly belonging to him came 4 times to the G. T. Road area near Azadpur.
Instructions to mobs indulging in arson were given from inside the car.
Dharam Das Shastri, Cong .(I) M. P. from Karol Bagh.
Reported to be carrying voters list with him at Prakash Nagar for identification of Sikhs.
On November 5, according to newspaper reports, he along with other Congress-l leaders tried to pressurize the SHO of Karol Bagh Police Station to release the persons who were arrested during the police raids to recover looted property.
Jagdish Tytler, Cong.(l) M. P. from Sadar Constitutency.
On 6th November 5 p. m. he barged into a press conference that the Police Commissioner S. C. Tandon was holding. A journalist reports that he told the Police Comrnissioner that "by holding my men you are hampering the relief work".
Mahendra, Metropolitan Councillor.
Reported to have accompanied Dharam Das Shastri with voters lists at Prakash Nagar.
Mangat Ram Singal, Member of Municipal Corporation (Ward No. 32)
Reportedly with Dharam Das Shastri and Mahendra at Prakash Nagar.
Dr. Ashok Kumar, Member Of Municipal Corporation, Kalyanpuri.
Reportedly held a meeting in Kalyanpuri, followingwhich violence broke out immediately.
According to many eye witnesses he led mobs which indulged in loot, murder, arson and rape.
Sukhan Lal Sood, Metropolitan Councillor.
According to eye witnesses was seen leading mobs, which indulged in loot, arson, murder and rape. He had come with petrol and serial lists and addressess of Sikhs in the locality.
He came to Shakarpur relief camp to distribute sweets among the refugees. The women refugees recognized him and drove him out.
Jagdish Chander Tokas, Member of Municipal Corporation Munirka (Ward No. 14)
Reportedly led a mob to R. K. Puram Sector IV ard V.
Ishwar Singh, Member, Municipal Corporation, Mangolpuri (Ward No. 37).
Allegedly led the mobs that indulged in looting, burning, rape and murder in Mangolpuri area.
Balwant Khokhar, Youth Congress-I Leader, Delhi.
Identified as one of the persons responsible for instigating looting and arson in Palam Colony area.
Faiz Mohammad, Youth Congress-L Leader, Delhi.
Named by refugees in Shakurpur camp and in Mangolpuri for beirg a part of the mob indulging in looting, arson and murder.
Ratan, Youth Congress-l Leader, Delhi.
Named as having taken part in violence and looting in Palam Colony area.
Satbir Singh, Youth Congress- L He allegedly brought bus loads of people from Ber Sarai to Sri Guru Harkrishan public School (Munirka).
They burnt school buses and parts of the school building.
He was reportedly involved in looting and beating of Sikhs which carried on throughout the night on November 1.
The following is the list of police officials allegedly responsible for negligence of duty and/or abetment of /participation in violence:
Malhotra, Assistanat Commissioner Police, East District at Shakarpur (under Shakarpur Police Station) Reported to have invited mobs.
Heard to say "You should have blown up the gurdwaras in addition to killing Bhatia (Cong-I worker, Trilochan Singh Bhatia) of M. Block, Shakarpur.
Mob was accompanied by Malhotra, who moved with one jeep, station-wagon, two men with sten-guns and revolvers, petrol-cans and stones.
He supplied weapons to the mob, according to eye-witness accounts.
Reportedly incited mobs at Laxmi Nagar, Gurunangal Nagar (under Shahdara P. S. )
Jai Singh, S. H. O.,
Allegedly told mobs in troubled area that they could do what they wanted for three days.
Rao Ram Mehar, S. H. O. at Shakarpur
Reportedly pointed out Sikh shops and houses to the mob.
Hari Ram Bhatti. S. H. O. Sultanpuri Police Station
Reported to have helped the mob by disarming the Sikhs.
On November I and 2 it is alleged that he himself killed them.
On 3 and 4 reported to have had the Sikhs shaven at gun point.
Ravtas Singh, S. H. O. Sadar Thana
Reportedly broke into houses and indulged in arson.
Survir Singh, S. H. O. Kalyanpuri, Police Station
He reportedly reached Trilokpuri (under Kalyanpuri Police Station) at 2. 30 p. m. on November 1, when plunder and killing were going on.
He immediately removed the head constable and another constable from the spot, thereby giving the mob full license to indulge in arson, rape and killing.
R D. Singh, Sub Iinspector
Information from refugees at Durgapuri Gurudwara, Loni- Road that he abetted mobs and personally beat up and killed people.
S. H.O. and Constables. R. K. Puram Sector IV P. S.
According to eye witness account when appealed to by two resident of Ber Sarai to protect a Sikh family being attacked by a mob in Sector IV they categorically refused.
Further, they are reported to have declared that Sikbs should be killed.
The following are the names of other police officials reported to have abetted/participated in violence in the mentioned areas:
Tyagi, S. H. O. in Trilokpuri.
Rana, Inspector- in- Trilokpuri.
Moolchand, Sub Inspector in Shakarpur.
Bakshi, Assistant Sub Inspector in Trilokpuri.
Rajvir Singh, Head Constable, Kalyanpuri, Police Station in Trilokpuri.
This list is by no means a complete list of the politicians and policemen who participated in the campaign of terror against the Sikhs. This is only a partial and incomplete list of names that has been put together through repeated interviews with some of the survivors of the pogroms in Delhi during the first three days of November 1984.