The Valiant – Jaswant Singh Khalra
India 1995 – The Government abducted, tortured and murdered iconic human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra. His crime – uncovering thousands of enforced disappearances, custodial killings, and illegal cremations of Sikhs by the Punjab Police.
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This richly-illustrated hardbound 7” x 10”, 225 page book takes young readers on an interesting and inspiring journey through life and times of an iconic human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra (1952 – 1995), who was tortured and brutally murdered in custody for valiantly standing for the hapless victims of state oppression.
As an essential backdrop, the book also gives a comprehensive overview of the recent history of Sikhs and the Punjab, making it a must-read for next generation of Punjabis and Sikhs, educating and inspiring them to walk the path once trodden by great sons of soil.