Q.1 Identify the reasons for rise in insurgency and violence in Punjab in the 1980s. What steps were taken by the government to quell this violence? (15 Marks)

Mentor’s Comments- Briefly highlight upon the violent phase in Punjab during 1980s. Discuss the reasons for rise and insurgency and violence such as reorganisation of Punjab, Anandpur Sahib resolution, Khalistan movement, Anti-Sikh riots, communal politics etc State the steps taken by the government to quell the violence- imposition of AFSPA, Operation Blue Star, Punjab Accord … Continue reading Q.1 Identify the reasons for rise in insurgency and violence in Punjab in the 1980s. What steps were taken by the government to quell this violence? (15 Marks)