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Narain Singh, Bhai

A Nankana Sahib Martyr (D. 1921)

From of Chakk No. 55 Burj in Lyallpur district, was originally from Navah Virianh in Amritsar district and had settled here as a colonizer after the opening of Lower Chenab Canal Colony during the 1890's. He had learnt some Gurmukhi in the Gurdwara of his old village and also knew Urdu. He set apart a room in his own house where Guru Granth Sahib was seated and a divan held regularly for morning and evening prayers led by himself. Later, he constructed another hall where marriage parties coming to the village could stay. He had himself registered with Bhai Lachhman Singh Dharovali as an Akali volunteer, and was one of the jatha which was killed to a man on 20 February 1921.

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