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India / Wedding Massacre #317133

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Sikh terrorists' massacre of Punjab wedding party in India detailed.

(Punjab Province, India: Bob Simon) Growing Sikh religious militancy and violence in Punjab province and ramifications for Prime Min. Rajiv Gandhi examined; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - accuses Gandhi of using divisionary-tactic.] Intensification of Sikh militancy following late Prime Min. Indira Gandhi's invasion of Sikh temple here in 1984 reviewed. [WOMAN - notes anyone trying to eliminate their religion is their enemy.] Religion's control of Sikh daily life explained. [Historian Kushwant SINGH - notes fundamentalism's encouragement of Sikh militancy.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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