Dharam Yudh Morcha is a fact-based Punjabi film covering the era from 1947 to 1984 and highlighting the fight of the Sikh people of India to safeguard the fundamental rights of the sikh religion and linguistic minorities and to establish an equal Sikh Rights in the Region of India.
The film originates from The Punjabi Suba movement to create a province for the Punjabi Sikh people and the ensuing conflicts between the proponents of the movement and the Indian Government.
The movie seeks to shed light on the distortion of the peaceful Dharam Yudh Morcha protest movement into a violent protest. The story is taken from 200-plus eyewitness accounts and official documents. Information gathering and research for the movie took almost 3 years to compile and execute into a story and screenplay. The script was finished in July, 2015.
The film derives its title from “Dharam Yudh Morcha” which was launched in the year 1982 to implement the Anandpur Sahib Resolution.