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Chanda Singh, Bhai
A Martyr of The Nankana Sahib Massacre (1885-1921)


Was born on 9 Savan 1942 Bk / 22 July 1885, the son of Bhai Hukam Singh and Mai Nand Kaur, a peasant couple of village Nizampur, in Amritsar district. The family shifted westward to Chakk No. 38 Nizampur Deva Singhvala, in a newly colonized district.

As he grew up, Chanda Singh, was influenced by the current of Sikh reformation then sweeping the Punjab. When a call came for a shahidi jatha, martyrs' column, to proceed to Delhi to rebuild the demolished wall of Gurdwara Rikabganj, Chanda Singh registered himself as a volunteer.

He also attended the Dharovali conference on 1-3 October 1920. As Bhai Lachhman Singh's jatha bound for Nankana Sahib was passing by his village on 19 February 1921, Bhai Chanda Singh along with his brother, Ganga Singh, joined it, and fell a martyr the following morning in Gurdwara Janam Asthan.

Source: TheSikhEncyclopedia.Com

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