|1783||Sikh forces, under
Jassa Singh Ahluwalia and Baghel Singh attacked Delhi and ransacked
Houz Khaas after breaking the Mori Gate. Sabzi Mandi, Malkagunj and
Pahari Dhiraj areas were plundered. Sikhs set up their headquarters
at Majnu Tilla, out-skirts of Delhi. During this attack the Sikh forces
captured Delhi. Sardar Baghel Singh returned to Punjab only after
getting some major concessions for the Sikhs, raising Kesri Flag on
Red Fort and constructing seven historical Gurudwaras connected with
Sikh Gurus, including Sis Ganj and Rakab Ganj as memorials to the
martydom of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadhur.
==> BAGHAEL SINGH was a resident of Chubhal, Amritsar. This
Sant Sepahi belonged to the "Karohdhi" Misl. In sunmat
1847, working with the Khalsa forces, he attacked and captured Delhi.
He received three lakh rupees from the Shah Aalam which he used
to build the Delhi Gurudwaras and acquire their surrounding lands.
He returned to Punjab after successful completion of all the historical
Gurudwara constructions. Baghael Singh led an exemplary life devoted
extensively to amrit prachar. Many well known Sikh personalities
including Patiala's Raja Sahib Singh Ji, received amrit under Baghael
Singh's guidance. He passed away on sunmat 1859 in Amritsar.
|1846||Treaty of Lahore
was signed between the Lahore Darbar and the British:-
Adequate British troops were retained at Lahore to protect the Raja. Henry Lawrence was appointed as the british Resident.
|1921||Master Mota Singh condemns Nanakna Carnage and lashes at the policy of non-violence at Kot Fatuhi.|
|1946||In view of the
revolutionary changes occurring in India and realising the need to
protect Sikh identity, SGPC decales that Sikhs are a Nation through
==> RESOLUTION OF SIKH STATE of the SHIROMANI GURDWARA PRABANDHAK COMMITTEE
of Punjabi Suba was declared on the radio, but people like Atal Bihari
Bajpayee continued to demonstrate his stupidity by oppossing it. Former
Prime Minister of Indian Morarji Desai also opposed the formation
of Punjabi Suba.
-Ref. "Sri Amritsar Ji De Darshan Isnan Ate 500 Sala(n) Di Itihasik Directory," by Satnam Singh Khalsa.
|1985||The Sikh Homeland was sealed permanently for foreign visiters. Even Amnesty International, the Human Rights Commission and the other Humane organizations were banned in the Sikh zone (Punjab) so that the world may not get the true picture of the atrocities being perpetuated on the Sikhs by the Indian Government. Since then all of Punjab has been like a concentration camp for Sikhs.|