California Assembly passes resolution to recognize 1984 riots as genocide


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The state Assembly of California, United States (US) on Monday passed a resolution urging the US Congress to recognize the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as genocide. Jasmeet Kaur Bains, the first-ever elected Sikh member of the Assembly, introduced the resolution on March 22. Fellow Assembly members Carlos Villapudua and Ash Kalra, the only Hindu member, also supported the resolution.