Historical fiction looks at 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The wounds of the victims of one of the darkest periods of recent history haven’t healed yet, and there is constant struggle to seek closure says an author–journalist whose latest novel has one of the many voices from the 1984 anti–Sikh riots. The novella, “Delhi ’84” set between the assassination and cremation of then prime minister Indira Gandhi that claimed …


Historical fiction on Delhi’s 1984 riots in e-book format

A fictionalised version of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi captured in a period of four days — between the assassination and the cremation of former prime minister Indira Gandhi — is now out in electronic book form. Chandigarh-based writer and journalist Roopinder Singh, has in his novella “Delhi-84″ captured through the eyes of a law student the trauma of …