|1752||Numerous atrocities committed against Sikh women and childern under orders of Meer Manu. However, the Sikhs weren't frightened. They kept saying
"Mannu Sadi Datari Asi Manu Day Soay
Jio Jio Sanu Wadahda Asi Dun Sawae Hoay"
Sardar Chattar Singh, Sardar Jay Singh got the Sikh women freed from the Lahore jails. Sikhs were always in chardikala.
-Ref. "Amritsar Ji Dae Darshan Eshnan Utay 500 Sala Di Ethasak Directory," Satnam Singh Khalsa Advocate, pp 81
|1758||Sikhs gathered for Diwali observance at Amrisar and bathed in the Sarowar
"Moh Marnae Ka Chau Hae Marao Ta Har Kae Duyar ||"
Only the Sikhs of Punjab faced the treacherous Mughal rulers, rescue Hindu women and free them from the cluthes of the Mughals. However, no Hindu-Pandir sacrificed his/her life either for their nation, caste, idol, temple, or their women's honor.
-Ref. "Amritsar Ji Dae Darshan Eshnan Utay 500 Sala Di Ethasak Directory," Satnam Singh Khalsa Advocate, pp 82
|1922||The Babbar Akalis attend "Charan Ki Chhinj" at Achalpur.|
|1984||Sardar Beant Singh and Satwant Singh gunned down Indira Gandhi.
Sardar Beant Singh gunned down Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, to avenge the destruction of Sri Akal Takhat Sahib and desecration of holy Harmandir Sahib, the holy Sarowar, and for burning rare records and buildings of the complex. Indian Army was sent by her to attack the holy complex. However, Sardar Beant Singh was gunned down on the spot. Sardar Satwant Singh and Sardar Kehar Singh were co-accused with Sardar Beant Singh for gunning down Indira Gandhi. They were hanged until death on Jan. 6, 1989. Sikh Panth holds Indira Gandhi, then Prime Minister of India, responsible for the desecration of Harmandir Sahib in 1984's operation Bluestar. While the Sikh Nation is in debt to these great Martyr who laid his life for a great cause and honor of Khalsa Panth.
|1984||Black November-1984 started (1984).
Oct 31 through Nov 7 thousands of Sikhs were killed in butchery by the Hindus with the help of ministers, police, and army. The international leadership witnessed the savagery from a few hundred meters. "Who are Guilty" named 16 senior Congress Party leaders, 13 Police officials and 198 others among the major killers of the Sikhs. Rajiv Gandhi himself was behind the carnage. Later he justified by saying: whenever a big tree falls the earth is shaken" (later, Rajiv himself met the fate suitable to a terrorist).
-Ref. THE SIKHS' STRUGGLE FOR SOVEREIGNTY, An Historical Perspective By Dr. Harjinder Singh Dilgeer and Dr. Awatar Singh Sekhon By: A.T. Kerr Page 110-119