Sukhdev Singh Babbar was the leader of Babbar Khalsa International the best armed, most feared and most powerful of dozens of the militant groups in Punjab State that are fighting for an independent state for Sikhs, known as Khalistan. He founded (along with Talwinder Singh Babbar and Amarjit Kaur) and commanded BKI continuously for 14 years until his death in 1992.
Sukhdev Singh Babbar was born on August 9, 1955 to Jind Singh and Harnam Kaur in the village of Dassuwal, Patti, Amritsar, Punjab, India. He could study up to the middle level only. He had three brothers. His elder brother, Mehal Singh "Babbar" is also an active leader of the Babbar Khalsa International