Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 39. Use of Cultural Property for Military Purposes
The Report on the Practice of India states: “The protection that is ordinarily available to religious objects is not available if such objects are used for terrorist activities.” The report adds: “In 1984, a number of religious places in Punjab including the famous Golden Temple at Amritsar were identified as terrorist bases and military action taken against them”. 
Report on the Practice of India, 1997, Chapter 1.3.