Title: Qaumi Masle Episode 11
Topic: Indian State System, Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar’s Case and the Sikhs
Participants: Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains, Senior Journalist S. Jaspal Singh Sidhu and Bhai Mandhir Singh
Host: Baljeet Singh
Date of Recording: May 16, 2013
Legal, Political and Social aspects of Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar’s case have made it a unique case in the history of Indian state.
Facts of the case make it clear that how death penalty is being used as a tool of political control by the Indian state.
The case shows the extent and graveness injustice that is being faced by Sikhs in India.
It shows how the judiciary in India adopts double standards and punishes a Sikh political activist even in the absence of proof beyond reasonable doubt while on the other hand accommodates Sumedh Saini, current DGP of Punjab, who tortured and killed father, uncle and friend of Prof. DPS Bhullar.
In this episode of Qaumi Masle various aspects of Prof. DPS Bhullar’s case were discussed.