In 1984, Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister Of India, ordered attack on the Golden Temple (Operation Blue Star), Amritsar.

This Day In History- June 5

This Day In History- June 5

It was ranked second in the list of Top 10 Political Disgraces by India Today magazine.

Also, on this day in 1989, short range surface-to-air missile,Trishul, was test fired successfully.