During his UK visit last November, PM Modi met and listened patiently to over 25 leaders from the Sikh Community. He promised to look into a decades old practice of blacklisting, and true to his word, he has delivered.
Not sure about the spin TOI has given linking the announcement to elections (which are a long way off). But nonetheless a relief for many affected families. Well done to all those who worked in the background and handled this issue with sensitivity and diligence. Good for our communities, good for Punjab and another master stroke against violence and terrorism.