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Well the guy has done which no average Sikh ( mona or otherwise) has done. So please stop criticizing him for this. We need to support him

The Sant Samaj stated that they had over 30 members who were elected onto the SGPC as a result of supporting Akali Dal Badal. If correct then surely the 30 should come out in support of Sada Haq film

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also listen from 6:40 ....its first time on indian channel .......anybody sharing true picture about what sant jarnail singh ji bhidranwale wanted............

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Film banned in India - Sadda Haq - draws thousands to Ilford cinema to see story of Punjabi militancy - News - Ilford Recorder

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ILFORD RECORDER
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
9:00 AM
A film which has been banned in parts of India for its portrayal of militant groups has been drawing thousands of people to an Ilford cinema.

Sadda Haq is a fictional account of a hockey player who joins a militant group which its makers say draws on real-life “torture” against Sikhs in India in the 1980s.

It has reportedly been banned by state governments in Punjab and other regions in India but has been bumped up to a larger screen at the Cineworld in Clements Road, with Ilford’s Sikh community flocking to watch it.

The Punjabi film, with English subtitles, has drawn fans including Aman Singh, 27, of The Drive, Ilford.

He said: “The film shows both sides of the story and I think it’s a great watch. I found myself lost in the storyline, I enjoyed it.”

And coach-loads of people went from the Karamsar gurdwara in High Road, Ilford, to the Indian High Commission in London on Monday to protest against the ban.

Cllr Balvinder Saund of Seven Kings ward, who said she was one of the first people in line to watch it, said events which inspired it include riots against Sikhs in India in 1984 following the death of Indira Gandhi.

She added: “It doesn’t say anything against the Hindu community or any other communities.

“It is a voice of conscience.”

Ali Raza, Cineworld’s Ilford manager, said the film was originally screened in a 165-seater theatre but was moved to one of the cinema’s largest, holding 300 people, and extra shows have been put on.

He said: “With some Bollywood films we can estimate the audience but we can’t predict with some Punjabi films.” A delegation of Hindu organisations reportedly called for it to be permanently banned because they alleged it glorified the Khalistan movement, which wants a separate Sikh country within the Punjab region of South Asia.

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I also noticed only on the second watch of the film that Kartar Singhs last words in the film are a quote from Sant Jarnail Singh.

yes.....even i notice this ......1st time............even if u watch this

listen 6:45 ......listen from 6:40 ....its first time on indian channel .......anybody sharing true picture about what sant jarnail singh ji bhidranwale wanted............

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Also did you see that in the film at the beginning Kuljinder Singh's character is reading Sachi Sakhi by Kapur Singh whilst lying down on the manja. Kapur Singh was a Cambridge educated Sikh who held a senior Civil Servant position at Independence. He saw fist hand how India's new leaders had a contempt for Sikhs when he sat in meetings and read their documents. He came to the conclusion that Sikhs were not safe in India and wrote his book Sachi Sakhi explaining what was happening. The Indians removed him from his position. The book was a big motivator for the movement in the late 70's/80's.

How can we get this book Sachi Sakhi?

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