Leicester Sikh Alliance members to petition Downing Street over Amritsar allegations

Members of the Leicester Sikh Alliance are petitioning Downing Street today in response to recent allegations Britain 'colluded' with India in an attack on the Golden Temple at Amritsar.

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Sikh delegation from Leicester arrives at parliament

Sikh representatives from around the country, including people from the Leicestershire Sikh Alliance have arrived in London to lobby MPs at the Houses of Parliament for a full inquiry into the extent of British involvement in the 1984 Golden Temple attack.

Sikh representatives meeting Labour MP for Leicester West Liz Kendall Credit: ITV News Central

The Golden Temple in Amritsar was attacked on 6 June 1984. The memory of the violence continues to impact upon Sikhs worldwide.

Members of the Sikh community are to urge politicians to press for an independent inquiry into allegations the British military colluded in the attack on the holy shrine.

The allegation emerged in Government documents released last week.

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