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Dasaundha Singh, Bhai
One of the Nankana Sahib Martyrs (1892-1921)

Dasaundha Singh was born on 28 August 1892, the son of Bhai Hira Singh and Mai Man Kaur of village Haripur, in Jalandhar district. The family later migrated to Chakk No. 91 Dhannuana in the newly developed canal district of Lyallpur, now in Pakistan. Dasaundha Singh was married and was father of two children - a daughter and a son - when he enlisted in the jathi or column of Akali volunteers led by Lachhman Si6gh Dharovali, and attained martyrdom at Nankana Sahib on 20 February 1921.

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