The decision to deploy the military to suppress a rebellion set off by the decades-long suppression of democratic rights has only deepened the problem.
BJP coming to power in 2014 was greeted with enthusiasm by the exiled community.
Partition meant that the community's population was vastly reduced, impacting their political influence.
The party has done nothing to hold to account those responsible for graft in IPL or Vyapam scam.
If New Delhi is to challenge Beijing as the principal security provider in Asia it has to show that it can do better.
He has no responsibility in this tragedy beyond that of being a moral and religious teacher.