NAGs

Sikh Insurgents


Year Formed: 1983
Year Terminated: 1993

Target States:
India

Ideational Characteristics:
Religious

Objectives:
Demands for Autonomy
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:

Pakistan

United States of America

Canada

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 159

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1162

References:

Mulgrew, Ian. Unholy terror: the Sikhs and international terrorism. Key Porter Books, 1988.

Graham,Victoria. "India of Gandhi and the Gurus Also a Cauldron of Conflict." The Associated Press. 3 Feb 1986

Ehrlich,Richard. "Gandhi's nemesis India's prime minister won praise for ending siege of Golden Temple. But the shrine remains a symbol of deadly crisis". The Toronto Star. 1988

"Government Seeks To Extend Control Over Punjab" The Associated Press. 11 Aug 1984

GOPALAKRISHNAN,RAJU. "Gandhi Warns Pakistan Against Helping Sikhs." The Associated Press. 15 Agu 1988

"Untested Leader Inherits Problems of Poverty, Corruption and Punjab." The Associated Press. 29 Dec 1984

Uniyal, Manesh. "INDIA: CHIEF MINISTER'S ASSASSINATION SHATTERS NORMALCY." IPS. 1 Sep 1985

Weisman, Steven R. "AIDING YOUR NEIGHBORS' ENEMIES." The New York Times. The New York Times, 31 Jan. 1987. Web. 29 July 2015.