Singh Soorme – Issue 3

June 9, 2011 by  
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Singh Soorme: Issue 3 Singh Soorme issue 3 features articles on Singhs from the Babbar Khalsa Jathebandi, including unseen and rare pictures with Jeevanis written from first hand accounts of former Babbar Khalsa Singhs. Features articles on: 1978 Massacres Formation of Babbar Khalsa Jathedar Talwinder Singh Babbar Bhai Sukhdev Singh Babbar Bhai Anokh Singh Babbar Master Sukhwinder Singh Babbar Clearing misconceptions regarding Sant Jarnail Singh’s Jatha vs Babbar Singhs — To order a copy... read more »

1978 Amritsar Massacre

September 3, 2009 by  
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1978 Massacre Shaheeds On 13th April 1978, the Akhand Kirtani Jatha gathered together from all over India at Amritsar to hold their yearly Vaisakhi Smagam. Kirtan had started from Amrit Vela and at about ten o’clock an important message was received. The message said that the followers of Nirankari chief Gurbachan Singh were holding a procession in Amritsar and were shouting insulting slogans directed at Guru Granth Sahib Ji and the Sikh religion. The Sangat knew very well that the Nirankaris... read more »

Shaheed Bhai Avtar Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Shaheed Bhai Avtar Singh Kurala Shaheed Bhai Avtar Singh Ji was born in 1912 in the village of Kurala in the district of Hoshiarpur. His mother’s name was Dhan Kaur and his father’s name was Bhagwan Singh. In his early years he was educated at Moolak Kula primary school. His father was in the army and due to his bravery was awarded land in the village of Mintgomary in Pakistan, and so the whole family moved there. He completed his secondary education there and was married to Bibi Gurbachan... read more »

Shaheed Jathedar Ranbeer Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Shaheed Jathedar Ranbeer Singh Fauji Shaheed Jathedar Ranbeer Singh Ji was born on 17th December 1935 at the house of Sardar Kala Singh in the village of Thraj in the district of Faridhkot. Sardar Kala Singh was a farmer. During the Jaito Morcha he was sentenced to fourteen years in jail, of which he served five. He was also a member of Sardar Bhagat Singh’s Naujwaan Sabha. Bhai Ranbeer Singh’s wife, Sardari Rajwant Kaur, looks after and educates their two children (Daljeet Singh aged... read more »

Shaheed Baba Darshan Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Shaheed Baba Darshan Singh Shaheed Baba Darshan Singh Ji was born in the village of Nawan Vaironangal in the Tehsil of Batala at the house of Sardar Achher Singh. At the time of Shaheedi his age was between sixty-five to seventy years old and he was religious minded from childhood. His mother and father were Amritdhari and he took Amrit at the age of ten. Even though he did not get much school education, he was very good at Gurmat education. He was a Nitnemi and an accomplished Akhand Paathi. Apart... read more »

Shaheed Bhai Dharambeer Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Shaheed Bhai Dharambeer Singh Shaheed Bhai Dharambeer Singh Ji was born on 15th March 1953 in Delhi. His father’s name was Bhai Lal Singh and his mother’s name was Baal Kaur. His father was from the village of Sahowaal, Tehsil Daska, in the District of Sailkot in Pakistan. His father and his two brothers started doing construction work at a young age. The three brothers used to go around the nearby villages for building work and they were fortunate to do the Sangat of Bhai Sahib Jawala... read more »

Shaheed Bhai Fauja Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Bibi Amarjit Kaur & Shaheed Bhai Fauja Singh Bhai Fauja Singh was born on 17th May 1936 in District Gurdaspur. His father Sardar Surain Singh was a middle class farmer. After the formation of Pakistan they moved to the village of Gazneepur, which is 6 miles on the Gurdaspur Dera Baba Nanak road. During his childhood days Fauja Singh always used to be the leader of boys of a similar age in his village. He got baptised while he was studying in the tenth class, but because he did not receive... read more »

Shaheed Bhai Gurcharan Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Shaheed Bhai Gurcharan Singh Shaheed Bhai Gurcharan Singh Ji was born at the house of Bhai Daleep Singh Ji, an agricultural inspector and Narain Kaur on 10th October 1946 in Rurka Korad in Jullunder. Bhai Daleep Singh was transferred to Ludhiana when Gurcharan Singh was about three years old, and the whole family took Amrit at Narangwal. Bhai Gurcharan Singh’s father, Bhai Daleep Singh was one of the close associates of Bhai Sahib Bhai Randhir Singh Ji. Bhai Gurcharan Singh’s primary... read more »

Shaheed Bhai Gurdial Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Shaheed Bhai Gurdial Singh Shaheed Bhai Gurdial Singh Ji was born in 1946 in village Modai in District Amritsar. His father’s name was Bhai Sohan Singh Ji and his mother’s name was Gulab Kaur Ji. He was married to Bibi Jagir Kaur and had four children. From a tender age Bhai Gurdial Singh was an amazing soul. In his youth he went on to pass his tenth class in the government school in Attari and then started helping at home with the farming work. Bhai Gurdial Singh started doing Sehaj... read more »

Shaheed Bhai Harbhajan Singh

September 3, 2009 by  
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Shaheed Bhai Harbhajan Singh Shaheed Bhai Harbhajan Singh Ji was born on 17th April 1947 in the village of Bhattian in Gurdaspur. His father Sardar Jagat Singh was a Gursikh since 1923-24 to the present. Whenever I speak to him about Harbhajan Singh’s Shaheedi, he has an immediate shine in his eyes and tells me in a very cool and calm manner that his son has managed to achieve so much in his thirty-one years and has managed to get much further than us. He says with great humbleness that he... read more »

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