• Pranit Singh,  Research co-ordinator

    the origin of khalistan and its present

    The name Khalistan can be defined in four different ways. This, I believe, is dearth of imagination, dearth of language or paucity of theorizing about what events that led to the idea of Khalistan because we have been looking at this name as a pest on the Indian nation state. However, the history of Khalistan goes back to before the formation of the Indian nation state. What is the history of Khalistan? To know this, we have to understand four different definitions to the concept of Khalistan. First, Sikhistan or the Azad Punjab movement which was pre-1947. Second, the Punjabi Suba Movement or the trifurcation of Punjab. Third, the period…