The move comes after the recommendation of Justice (retd) GP Mathur Committee, set up by the government in 2014, to look into various grievances related to the 1984 riots.
Home Ministry official told Tribune that the scheme is being reopened only for a limited period of six months from the date of sanctioning of the scheme.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh IndianExpress
People protesting for justice for whose who were killed in the 1984 riots Indian Express
After the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984, clashes broke out and Sikhs were targeted which resulted in 3,325 deaths in the country.