List of Sikh terrorists

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The following list of Sikh terrorists lists terrorists designated as terrorist by the Ministry of Home Affairs, India. This listing does not include unaffiliated individuals accused of terrorism. This list also excludes individuals who might be widely considered terrorist, but are not officially.

Individuals officially designated as terrorist by the MHA[edit | edit source]

Photo Name Group Status
Bhindrawale.jpg Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale Damdami Taksal Killed
Was a militant leader of the Sikh organization Damdami Taksal and was responsible spreading terrorism in Punjab, India.
Harbhajan Singh with Bhai Amrik Singh and Baba Nihal Singh 1980.jpg Amrik Singh Damdami Taksal Killed
Was a militant leader of the Sikh organization Damdami Taksal.
Gen. Shabeg singh.jpg Shabeg Singh Damdami Taksal Killed
Was a militant leader of the Sikh organization Damdami Taksal and the military adviser for Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.
Hawara.jpg Jagtar Singh Hawara Babbar Khalsa Arrested
Militant of Babbar Khalsa who was convicted as a conspirator in the assassination of 12th Chief Minister of Punjab, Beant Singh.
Pannu.jpg Gurpatwant Singh Pannu Sikhs for Justice At large
US-based individual terrorist, founder and self-styled chief of the banned pro-Khalistan outfit Sikhs for Justice. On July 1, 2020, he was declared as an "individual terrorist"[1] under the UAPA for promoting secessionism and allegedly encouraging Punjabi Sikh youth to take up arms.[2]
Talwinder Singh Parmar Babbar Khalsa International Killed
Was a Sikh militant and co-founder of Babbar Khalsa involved in the extremist Khalistan movement. In 1981 he was involved in the killing of 2 Punjab police officers and was arrested in 1983 in Germany.
Wadhawa Singh Babbar Babbar Khalsa International Killed
Pakistan based Chief of terrorist organization, “Babbar Khalsa International”.
Lakhbir Singh Rode International Sikh Youth Federation and Khalistan Zindabad Force At large
Pakistan based Chief of terrorist organization, “International Sikh Youth Federation”. He is wanted in cases of arms smuggling, conspiracy to attack government leaders in New Delhi and spreading religious hatred in Punjab.[3]
Ranjeet Singh Neeta Khalistan Zindabad Force At large
Pakistan based Chief of terrorist organization, “Khalistan Zindabad Force”.
Paramjit Singh Pamma Khalistan Commando Force and Khalistan Tiger Force At large
Pakistan based Chief of terrorist organization “Khalistan Commando Force” and is on the NIA Most Wanted list.
Bhupinder Singh Bhinda Khalistan Zindabad Force At large
Germany based key member of terrorist organization, “Khalistan Zindabad Force”.
Gurmeet Singh Bagga Khalistan Zindabad Force At large
Germany based key member of terrorist organisation, “Khalistan Zindabad Force”. In February 2020, the NIA issued non-bailable warrants against Gurmeet Singh Bagga along with KZF chief Ranjeet Singh Neeta for dropping arms, ammunition, communication devices and fake currency notes into India by unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) originating in Pakistan.[4]
Hardeep Singh Nijjar Khalistan Tiger Force At large
Canada based Chief of “Khalistan Tiger Force”.
Paramjit Singh Babbar Khalsa International At large
United Kingdom-based Chief of terrorist organization, “Babbar Khalsa International”.
Gurjeet Singh Nijjar.jpg Gurjeet Singh Nijjar Arrested
A resident of Pandori Sukha Singh village in Ajnala tehsil of Amritsar district, was wanted in a case registered on January 10, 2019, against one accused Harpal Singh under various sections of the Arms Act, 1959; the Maharashtra Police Act, 1951; and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.[5]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Service, Tribune News. "Gurpatwant Singh Pannun among nine designated as terrorists under UAPA". Tribuneindia News Service. Retrieved 2020-12-05.
  2. "Punjab: Pro-Khalistan outfit member Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, associates booked for sedition". Deccan Herald. Retrieved July 6, 2020.
  3. Reuters. "US to freeze assets of Babbar Khalsa, Intl Sikh Youth Federation Anita Inder Singh Jun 28, 2002". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 16 March 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
  4. "NIA arrest warrants against two Khalistani terrorists in drone arms drop case in Punjab". Hindustan Times. 12 February 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-13.
  5. Service, Tribune News. "NIA arrests absconding Khalistani terrorist Gurjeet Singh Nijjar". Tribuneindia News Service. Retrieved 2021-01-27.

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