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Suchcha Singh
Martyr of Jaito Morcha (1883-1924)

Was born the son of Bhai Sundar Singh of Chakk No. 277 Sital Rakkh in Lyallpur, now Faisalabad, district of Pakistan. After a stint as a school teacher He joined service in the Punjab Police and rose to be a sub-inspector. Reacting to Nankana Sahib massacre and police atrocities committed during Guru ka Bagh agitation he resigned and became an activist of the Gurdwara Reform movement.

During the Jaito morcha he joined the first Shahidi Jatha (a peaceful band of volunteers) which set out from Amritsar on 9 February 1924. On arrival at Jaito on 21 February 1924 this jatha was fired upon by the Nabha state police. Suchcha Singh was one of the martyrs who fell at the mound now known as Gurdwara Tibbi Sahib.

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