Babbar Khalsa International Terrorist Organizations // Babbar Khalsa International

BKI was founded by Sukhdev Singh Babbar and Talwinder Singh Parmar after a violent clash in 1978 between Punjabi Sikhs and a reformist Sikh sect known as the Nirankari. Babbar went on to run BKI operations in India, while Parmar immigrated to Canada where he is believed to have masterminded some of the group's most violent attacks. Both men were killed by Indian police in 1992. BKI was at its strongest in the early- to mid-1980s, mirroring a groundswell of Sikh nationalism. An Indian...


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