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Ichchhar Singh, Bhai
One of the Nankana Sahib Martyrs (1877-1921)

Was the second of the four sons of Bhai Sant Singh and Mai Hukami of the village of Bandala in Amritsar district. He received the rites of Khalsa pahul at the hands of Bhai Lachhman Singh Dharovali. A few days before the Nankana Sahib occurrence Bhai Lachhman Singh came to his village to enlist volunteers for the liberation of Gurdwaras at Nankana Sahib. Bhai Ichchhar Singh and his brothers Dharam Singh, Samma Singh and Bara Singh had their names enrolled. When the final call came on 19 February 1921, all of them joined the jatha at Dharovali and fell martyrs the following morning in the raining bullets in Gurdwara Janam Asthan.

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