President's book gets controversial in Punjab
Pranab Mukherjee’s latest book `The Turbulent Years: 1980-96’ is waking up a few memories in Punjab. His elaborate mentions regarding the operation Blue Star in the book is getting controversial. Pranab ji in his book has admitted that the decision to storm Golden Temple was taken collectively by the Cabinet committee on political affairs. But he was also quick to accuse the Akali Dal party of Punjab for playing a double game. He accused Akali Dal for using the extremist outfits for its political purposes. The statements of Pranab has irked both Congress and Akali Dal parties in Punjab. A few radical outfits have started using these words to popularize their extremist views. So! Has Pranab Mukherjee woken the sensitive issues that have led to decades of militancy in Punjab!