Survivor Stories

Tejbir Kaur was only a few months old when her parents were “picked up” by the Punjab Police. Some called them militants, others martyrs and yet others victims of police highhandedness during 1990s. Her story:   No one can tell me for sure what my date of birth is. However, people know the day when my life was spared — October 2, 1992. This was also the day my parents were killed in a ‘police encounter’. My parent’s killers were “generous” enough to spare my life. After all, what harm could an infant do?