Videos

Interviews, discussions & presentations

Recordings from past webinars, live events and presentations by SikhRI presenters, as well as creative explorations of Sikh concepts.

Monday
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14
November
2022

Introduction to Barah Mah Course

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Barah Maha is a folk poetry style that expresses the emotions and yearnings of the human heart in terms of the changing seasons of Nature with each particular month over the twelve months of the year. 

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Sunday
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13
November
2022

Acknowledgement & Guilty Secrets of November 1984 | The Genocide

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So what makes this historic event a genocide? "It was not riot, it was genocide instead. Hundreds of innocent people were killed. The pain of the kin of riot victims cannot be compensated by even paying crores of rupees."

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Saturday
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12
November
2022

Commissions & Omissions | The Genocide

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Multiple Commissions, Committees and Special Investigation Teams (SIT) were set up to investigate the Genocide.

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Friday
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11
November
2022

The Casualties | The Genocide

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The attacks had a momentous effect on Sikhs across 18 states and over 100 cities in India. More than 30,000 Sikhs were killed throughout India, many of whom were burnt alive. More than 300,000 Sikhs were rendered homeless throughout India.

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Thursday
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10
November
2022

Aftermath Part 2 | The Genocide

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Two lessons can be drawn from the experience of the Delhi riots: 1. The extent of criminalization of our politics and 2. The unreliability of our police force in a vastly critical situation affecting the livelihood of an entire community.

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Thursday
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10
November
2022

Aftermath Part 1 | The Genocide

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"It was barely a fortnight since thousands of Sikhs were orphaned, widowed, or rendered homeless in the wake of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination...”- Manoj Mitta, HS Phoolka, When A Tree Shook Delhi

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Wednesday
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9
November
2022

Myth vs Reality Part 3 | The Genocide

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The Myth: Only the Congress Party was motivated to attack Sikhs // The Reality: Suggests something different

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Tuesday
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8
November
2022

Role of Administration | The Genocide

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Security and safety is achievable when ordered from those in command. Without their support and authority, it’s chaos. 

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Monday
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7
November
2022

State Connivance | The Genocide

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Brig. A. S. Brar (W-122) explained that he was posted in Delhi as Commandant of Rajputana Rifles Regimental Center during the days of riots.

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