Eye witness account of the days when DELHI BURNT.
May 6, 2014 at 9:42 pm
Harvinder Singh Phoolka
Harvinder Singh Phoolka is a senior advocate of Delhi High Court, human rights activist, author, and politician, who was a young lawyer in Delhi in 1984. Watch as he recounts in vivid detail, what he witnessed at the time of the attack on the Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) in June 84, how he managed to escape to Chandigarh when his house was attacked by a rioting mob in November 84, and how he decided to channel his anger from the violence into providing legal aid to the victims of the pogrom: first by drafting affidavits on behalf of the victims at the relief camps, and soon after spearheading the “Citizens Justice Committee,” an umbrella organization of the major human rights groups in India.
His co-authored book is essential reading on Nov 84: http://www.amazon.com/When-Tree-Shook-Delhi-Aftermath/dp/8174366199
THE BOOK: http://www.amazon.com/When-Tree-Shook-Delhi-Aftermath/dp/8174366199