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Portrait of Sardar Satnam Singh of the Dal Khalsa, who hijacked a plane in 1981 in protest of the arrest of Sant Jarnail Singh Ji Khalsa Bhindranwale for the alleged murder of the Hindu RSS newspaper editor Lala Jagat Narain.
Lala Jagat Narain was the owner of a newspaper called Jag Bani. He was killed off for writing three articles in his newspaper to the effect that Guru Gobind Singh consorted with prostitutes and was sexually depraved. After his death his son took over the leadership of the newspaper and carried on with the same virulently anti-Sikh policy. He too was also killed off. During the Sikh insurgency from 1980 to 1995, the Indian Government afforded extra-ordinary special privileges to the newspaper so that it could keep on publishing incendiary articles against Sikhs (from the very heartland of the Sikhs in Jullunder). The newspaper office in Jullandar were like an army cantonment.
The team of hijackers was led by Sardar Gajinder Singh who was the author of the political tractus: Five Arrows More (an allusion to the five arrows given by Guru Gobind Singh to Banda Bahadur in the jungles of Nandehr).
The portrait of Sardar Gajinder Singh
The Flag Of The Dal Khalsa
The Dal Khalsa UK