1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi MLA claims SIT has been asked to probe allegations against Kamal Nath



Delhi MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday claimed the Union Home Ministry has asked the SIT constituted to inquire into closed cases of 1984 anti-Sikh riots to investigate afresh the allegations against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath. There was no immediate reaction from the Home Ministry as well as the Congress party on the issue. Addressing a press conference, Sirsa, who is BJP-SAD MLA from Rajouri Garden, also claimed there is strong evidence against Kamal Nath. The BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal have been alleging that Kamal Nath was involved in the riots but the Congress leader and his party have denied it. Sirsa said that he A mob An FIR (no. 601\/84) was registered at Parliament Street police station on 1 November, 1984 in this case in which police presented charge sheet against five accused but deliberately left out Sirsa ,who heads Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, said Then He demanded that the SIT include Kamal Naths name in FIR (No. 601\/84) and immediately arrest him. Kamal Nath has maintained that there is no case against him. There is no FIR or charge sheet against me, he had said after objections were raised by the BJP and the SAD to his appointment as MP chief minister citing the allegations against him in connection with the anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that followed the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.

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