Jagtar Singh Hawara


Jagtar Singh Hawara

Infobox Person
name= Jagtar Singh Hawara


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birth_date= 197? - Present
birth_place = Vill. Hawara, Fatehgarh Sahib ,Punjab, India
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occupation = Sikh militant leader of Babbar Khalsa

Jagtar Singh Hawara, is a Sikh Militant belonging to the Babbar Khalsa. He belongs to Hawara village in Fatehgarh Sahib. His father died in 1991. His mother's name is Narinder Kaur. He has had a main role in the assassination of the Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh. He is also responsible for killing a granthi (Sikh priest) of Muktsar at the age of 15, because he claimed the granthi forced upon Sikh girls. [ [http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/5104/38/ Punjab News Line] ] [ [http://www.sepiamutiny.com/sepia/archives/001893.html Babbar Khalsa Roundup] ] Hawara came back into limelight, in 2004, when he escaped from maximum security jail at Burail, along with 2 other Sikh millitants (Jagtar Singh Tara & Paramjit Singh Bheora), the third one was a cook. [ [http://www.tribuneindia.com/2004/20040123/main2.htm Beant family seeks probe into escape] ] [ [http://www.tribuneindia.com/2004/20040222/cth1.htm One month after, where is Hawara?] ] Hawara was caught again in 2006. On July 31, 2007, Jagtar Singh Hawara along with Balwant Singh Rajoana was sentenced to be hanged till death.

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