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Kanhaiya Singh, Bhai

One of the Nankana Sahib Martyrs (1881-1921)

Son of Bhai Sundar Singh and Mai Atar Kaur of Pharala village in Jalandhar district, was one of the victims of Mahant Narain Das of Nankana Sahib. One of their relations, Bhai Bodh Singh, had settled in Chakk No. 91 Dhannuana in Lyallpur district (now in Pakistan). A death occurred in his family and Bhai Kanhaiya Singh went there to condole with him. While there, he found that a jatha from that village was getting ready to go for the liberation of Gurdwara Janam Asthan, Nankana Sahib. Kanhaiya Singh along with his cousin, Bechint Singh, who also happened to be there for condolences, joined the jatha and attained martyrdom on 20 February 1921. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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