US court calls Amitabh Bachchan over 1984 anti-Sikh riots, complaint filed by Sikh rights groups who alleged him of human rights violation.
On Monday ,the US district in Los Angeles issued the summons on a complaint filed by New York based Sikh for justice (SFJ) and two alleged victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
As per the Federal rules of civil procedure, Bachchan has 21 days after the service of summons to respond to the charge of human rights violations.
Bachan has been accused for raising “Khoon Ka Badla Khoon” (blood for blood) slogan on October 31, 1984, after the Prime Minister of that time Indira Gandhi was killed by her two Sikh security guards.
The complaint consists of 35 pages, which states Bachchan instigated people for violence, after the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.
In the past several years, SFJ has unsuccessfully tried to drag the several Indian leaders to US courts in the alleged of human rights violation.