V.G. Kiernan, 18 September 1986
Show More What’s happening to India: Punjab, Ethnic Conflict, Mrs Gandhi’s Death and the Test for Federalism by Robin Jeffrey.
Macmillan, 249 pp., £25, June 1986, 0 333 40440 8Show More
Lions of the Punjab: Culture in the Making by Richard Fox.
California, 259 pp., £25.50, January 1986, 0 520 05491 1Show More
“... or neglected sons, such as he shows various Sants in the recent limelight to have been – Fateh Singh, Longowal, Bhindranwale. Of this last and most colourful figure, head of the extremists who perished in the Golden Temple, he gives a convincing description. Bhindranwale, like most others of his calling, had a limited education, and little knowledge of ...”