Appendix - Atrocities 201 to 400
|do||1-9-47||do||Hindus and Sikhs given ultimatum
to embrace Islam. Ladies of several Sikhs and Hindus families
immolated themselves to escape
dishonour. Such Hindus as had got
converted, later treacherously
killed by Muslims. All arms from
Hindus and Sikhs seized.
Jiwana & Chund.
|Jhang||24-8-47||Muslim mob||Hindus and Sikhs forcibly
converted. Large-scale looting
of Hindus and Sikhs of this
prosperous Mandi. In village
Chund, Gurdwara attacked.
Hindus and Sikhs given
ultimatum to embrace Islam.
Besieged Hindu and Sikh
women immolated themselves
to escape dishonour. Men
besieged in Gurdwara fought
back. 375 out of 450 killed. More
Hindus and Sikhs killed in other
parts of Mandhi Shah Jiwana
and village Chund.
|Gujrat||27-8-47||Muslim mob||Force of 400 attacked. Large-scale arson. 70 Hindus and Sikhs killed
and 30 wounded.Women and
children cut to pieces.
|206||Baowal||do||18-8-47||do||Hindus and Sikhs besieged and
forced to leave in a destitute state.
|do||Forcible conversions. Hindi-Sikh
houses forcibly occupied.
Gurdwaras and inmates burnt.
Not a single Sikh left alive.
|do||5-10-47||do||4 Sikhs killed.|
|Curfew in which Muslims freely
moved about looting Hindus and
Sikhs. General assault on Hindus
and Sikhs and looting for two days. Crimes of murder, abduction of
women, arson, forcible conversion,
freely and on a large scale
perpetrated against Hindus and
|Sargodha||End of Aug.
|Muslim mob||Sikhs of all these Chaks forced to
quit in a destitute state and they had come to Gujrat Relief camp,
numbering about 9,000.
|do||Hindus and Sikhs attacked and
tried to evacuate. Near Lalapur
surrounded by large Muslim mob,
and 1,000 were killed; dead
bodies thrown into wells by
|do||Forcible conversions of Hindus and Sikhs, loot and molestation of
women in village and in refugee
(P. S. Wadhan)
|Hindus and Sikhs forced to
evacuate their villages and went
to Chhanga (Sialkot Dist.).
Attacked there and made to
evacuate by Muslim military.
When going out, attacked by mob
of 4,000 belonging to V. Gharialan
(Sialkot Dist.). Large number of
women abducted. Some forcible
|245||V. Wadhon||do||20-8-47||Muslim mob
|60 Sikhs killed.|
(P. S. Hafizabad)
|do||16-8-47||Muslim mob||Some Hindus and Sikhs killed
and the rest saved their lives by
|do||20-8-47||do||Attack resulting in several being
killed and big loot.
|248||Sangla Hill||Sheikhupura||last days of
|Hindus and Sikhs forcibly made to
leave their homes and allowed to
carry away only ten seers of
belongings each. Big loot by Muslims.
|Gujranwala||27-8-47||Muslim mob||Muslim Massacre of Hindus and
Sikhs. 125 killed, 50 wounded,
200 women abducted.
|Gujranwala||22.8.47||Muslim mob||Large killing, heroic deeds by
Hindus and Sikhs, sonic of whom
(P. S. Kamoke)
|73 killed, women abducted and
forcibly converted. Later 3 more
|252||Kila Khazana||do||14/15-8-47||do||Repeated attacks which were
resisted. People finally left village.
|12 killed. Big loot. Altogether 3
attacks took place. Gurdwara
(P. S. Wadhon)
5 or 6
|60 or 70 killed in first attack.
Again attacked while leaving village.
|Repeated attacks on villages, such
as Rupa, Faridabad, etc. Many
killed after resistance. People
collected from neighbouring villages
in towns like Jaranwala, where
Muslim officials gave false
assurances of safety. Individual
Hindus and Sikhs stabbed or shot.
On 8-9-47 three separate
Muslim groups attacked with a total force of 12,000 various Hindu-Sikh localities and refugee camps. These attacks were led by Muslim police
and military. More than 1,000
Hindus and Sikhs killed, between
1,000 and 1,200 wounded; huge
|Gujranwala||19-8-47||Muslim mob||Force of 3,000 attacked. Out of a
total Hindu Sikh population of 80
only 9 survived.
|do||15-9-47||Muslim Military||Hindus and Sikhs forced to leave
destitute. 3 miles outside village
attacked. Gurdwara of this village
attacked and pillaged.
(P. S. Nur Shah)
|Ultimatum to Hindus and Sikhs to
turn Muslims or face consequences. Looted on refusal and took shelter
at Tandlianwala. This latter place
attacked on 25-9-47. Gurdwara
where Hindus and Sikhs had taken
shelter set on fire. Police and
Military fired on Hindus and Sikhs
who were on the roof of the building.
About 300 Hindus and Sikhs killed.
On 28-9-47 Wards Nos. 2, 3 and
4 attacked. Killing 1,900 Hindus
and Sikhs. 400 women abducted.
Attacking force about 25,000.
|Refugees in train not allowed water.
Many fell down unconscious. Attack at Lahore railway station. Many
killed. Refugees looted widely.
|19-9-47||do||Several killed and many forcibly
|259||Udhowali||Sheikhupura||27-8-47||Muslim mob||60 or 70 killed. About 25 forcibly
|do||300 killed. 120 forcibly converted.|
of Aug. 47
|Between 400 and 500 killed.
47 & after up
till end of the
|do||Many villages burnt and attacked
with large numbers killed. Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi burnt on 23-8-47. 3 Sikhs murdered at Hafizabad Rly.
station on 22-8-47.
some days after
|do||People forced to evacuate from this
and several neighbouring villages.
On the way Muslim military fired
on them. Some killed in this firing,
and the Hindus and Sikhs killed
some of their own womenfolk to
save them from dishonour at the
hands of Muslim assailants.
|264||Mandi Sukheki||Gujranwala||2/3-9-47||Muslim mob,
|Sikhs specially singled out for
attack and murder. Many killed
after being searched out of Hindu
|265||Umala Dhalla||Gujrat||14-8-47 to
|Muslim mob||Muslims get possession of valuables
of Sikhs on pretext of guarding
them. A number of Sikhs of
Dhalla were persuaded to come
together into one house by Muslims
for safety, then this house locked
and set on fire. All burnt alive
inside. Those trying to escape
thrown on the heap and burnt
alive. On 18-8-47 (Id day) Dhalla
Umala attacked, in which 400
Hindus and Sikhs had taken
shelter. Muslims however
withdraw on intervention of some
notables of ilaqa. Later all besieged
went in to Refugee camp at Gujrat
in a destitute state. Station Master
and 5 Sikhs killed at Kharian.
Some Sikhs killed at Loharian.
|Gujrat||18-8-47||Muslim mob||Muslims of this ilaqa gave
assurances of safety on the Koran
to Sikhs. On 18-8-47 a false alarm
of attack by Sikhs was raised to
incite Muslims to fall upon Sikhs.
On 3-9-47 Muslims of about 60
villages gathered at Jokalian for an
attack (number 20,000). Gurdwara
was attacked and in one hour 800
Sikhs (including women and
children) were killed. The Guru
Granth Sahib was torn and
desecrated. Looting continued for
3 days. After the Jokalian
massacre, Hindus and Sikhs of
Mitha Chak were given ultimatum
to accept Islam or face
consequences. People of about
40 villages forcibly converted
(List of these villages with some omissions: Kiranwala, Gakhri,
Khanwali, Khalian, Pindi Dhotra,
Mitha Chak, Dadhra, Ranmal,
Bharkat Kirlianwala, Jotoke, Pindi
Kala, Agroa, Murid, Jheti, Burj
Baho, Saido Sire, Jhanian Hola,
Kot Rahimshah, Janochak,
Jhattawasi, Jhatta Aliya, Thatta
Paur, Kiladar, Thatta Raike,
Shadiwal, Kaddhar Kaulu, Mirgho
Pindi, Kuthala Shekan, Chak 2,
Saidullapur, Lange, Gill,
Dharowali, Mora, Burj Sikhan,
Mianwal, Bhikho, etc.)
|267||Ghanian||Gujrat||21-8-47||Muslim mob||Attempt was made by Muslims
to dissuade Hindus from helping
Sikhs. Some Hindus got converted
to Islam. Isolated Sikhs (about a
dozen in all in this village) killed
their own womenfolk, set fire to a
house and perished later. Muslims
killed Hindus as well and abducted
|268||Bharowal||Gujrat||17-8-47||Muslim mob||General massacre of Hindus and
Sikhs out of a total Hindu-Sikh
population of 1,200; only 123
survived. Large-scale looting.
|Sikhs bayoneted and otherwise
tortured extensively to force them
to embrace Islam.
|Muslim mob||False cry of attack by Sikhs raised
to incite Muslims to fall upon Sikhs.
Looting of Hindus and Sikhs on
18.8.47 night. Hindus accepted
Islam. Almost no Sikhs left alive in
this village. Later these Hindus
evacuated by Indian military.
In Shadiwal Khurd all Hindus
and Sikhs killed.
|271||Sacha Sauda||Sheikhupura||15-9-47||Muslim mob||Hindu-Sikh refugee train attacked
at Sacha Sauda Railway station.
150 Hindus and Sikhs killed.
Looting done by Muslims.
(P. S. Muridke)
|Between village Fatehpur and
Bhatianwala attacked by Muslims
of 20 villages. 200 Sikhs killed.
250 women abducted. Finally only
1,500 out of the original Jatha of
5,000 known to have reached India.
|One Sikh youth named Kuldip
Singh aged 19 shot by Muslim
military, died soon after.
|About 200 Hindus and Sikhs
killed looting continued for 3 days.
|Arson and looting. 25 Sikhs killed,
rest saved lives by fleeing in a
|do||27-8-47||Muslim mob||Attacked by beat of drums. As
Sikhs going out of village, fire-ed
on by Muslim police and military.
Stiff resistance by Sikhs.
|277||Nangal Buchar||do||21-8-47||do||Attack on evacuating Hindus and
Sikhs at Pattan Bhindian (on Ravi
River). Evacuees gave a good fight.
|do||22-8-47||do||Muslims of 10 villages attacked this
Sikh-Hindu village, about 50 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest left in a
|People of Dhanoe took shelter in
Babakwala, which was attacked by
Muslim mob and military. Between
400 and 500 Hindus and Sikhs
killed. Some women abducted.
(P. S. Muridke)
|Sheikhupura||24-8-47||Muslim mob||4 or 5 Sikh houses in this village.
Only 9 Sikhs survived.
|Sheikhupura||27-8-47||Muslim mob||All Sikhs turned out in a destitute
(P. S. Muridke)
|do||1-9-47||do||All Sikhs turned out in a destitute
state. 100 killed, 50 wounded, 22
women abducted, 50 forcibly
|About 70 Sikhs killed. Rest went
to refugee camp at Dhamke (4
miles away) in a completely
|284||Chak No. 49
& 50 Muslim
|Entire Sikh population wiped out.
Only 2 survived.
|285||Aiya Kalan||do||End of Aug. 47||Muslim
|70 to 80 Sikhs killed village.
About 30 killed on the way while
|This village and Nangal Dunna
Singh military attacked by beat of
drum. Later people attacked at
Bhindi Pattan (Ravi River),
|About 30 Sikhs killed in the
village 100 killed by Police near
village Wadhai Chima while
|288||Chak No. 12
|Force of 2,000 attacks. 25 Hindus
and Sikhs killed. Rest went into
Walianwala Refugee camp in a
completely destitute state.
|Sheikhupura||1-9-47||Muslim mob||Hindus and Sikhs attacked while
crossing River Ravi. 40 killed in
|290||Awan Lubana||do||25-8-47||Muslim mob,
|Hindus and Sikhs killed. Large
scale arson and looting. 200
women and some children
|do||26-8-47||Muslim mob||Half the Hindu-Sikh population
of this village reached India. Rest
either killed or forcibly converted.
|292||Kot Pindi Das
|do||Attacked and pillaged. Hindus
and Sikhs left in a destitute state.
|293||Sangla Hill||do||27-8-47 &
|300 Sikhs killed. In curfew Muslims
went about freely. Sikhs forcibly
shaved by Muslims. Huge lootin of
the prosperous Hindu-Sikh
businessmen of this place took
place. Sikhs freely stabbed with
Police looking on. Magistrate
M. G. Cheema of Lahore notoriety
directed operations against Sikhs.
Hindus threatened if they sheltered
Sikhs. Searches in which Hindu and
Sikh women's modesty, outraged.
|Sialkot||13-8-47||Muslim mob||20 Sikhs including women and
children killed. Gurdwara burnt.
2. Chak. 8
3. Chak 702
|Simultaneously attacked. Refugee
train carrying Hindu and Sikh
evacuees from these places
stopped by Muslim military near
Shahdara and evacuees stripped
of all their possessions.
4 Risala (P. S.
|do||26- to 28
|Muslim mob||Ultimatum to Hindus and Sikhs to
turn Muslims or to take the
consequences. 30 men with rifles
and a mob attacks Sikhs, who
were mostly ex-militarymen and
resisted. 3 Sikhs killed. Left in a
|299||Shahkot||do||3-9-47||do||One Sikh's eyes gouged out.
1,000 Hindus and Sikhs forcibly
|Stripped Hindus and Sikhs of all
their possessions and turned them
|Village situated close to borders of
other districts, notably Gujranwala
and Sialkot. All through August,
1947 Muslims of neighbouring
villages made preparations for attack on Sikhs with the active complicity
of Muslim officials. After 15th
August. Bhuler was the centre
where Hindus and Sikhs of a
considerable radius around came
together for shelter. On 30.8.47
ultimatum sent to Sikhs to
evacuate Bhuler which Sikhs
indignantly refused. Muslims
and Police attacked from all sides.
On 1.9.47 about 25,000 Muslims
collected for attack. The mob attack
failed to break the morale of Sikhs.
Then Armed Police and Baluch
Military appeared. Sikhs finding
the fight unequal decided to kill
their womenfolk to save them from
dishonour. Fierce fight after this.
Sikhs set fire to their houses. About
200 Sikhs killed Rest evacuated
Chak 44, The.
|Sheikhupura||End of Aug. 47||Muslim mob||Attacked and Hindus and Sikhs
turned out in a destitute state.
2. Wan Janbar.
3. Kaira (Teh.
|do||1-9-47||do||All Hindus and Sikhs made to
quit in a destitutes state.
|45 Sikhs of this village killed near
village Chumbar while evacuating.
|305||Wan||do||20-8-47||Muslim mob||250 Hindus and Sikhs killed.
50 women and children abducted.
|306||Basse Ki Jagir
|do||25-8-47||do||5 or 6 Hindu-Sikh houses in this
village. 13 Hindus and Sikhs killed,
12 young girls abducted.
|307||Harde||do||End of Aug. 47||Muslim mob
|Several Hindus and Sikhs killed.
Rest left in a destitute state.
|308||Danke||do||27-8-47||Muslim mob||1,500 attacked. Hindus and Sikhs
forced to leave in a destitute state.
|309||Narangwal||Sheikhupura||26-8-47||Muslim mob||500 women and children abducted.|
|310||Sunke||do||21-8-47||do||All Hindus and Sikhs forced to
leave in a destitute state.
|311||Ladheke||do||1-9-47||do||Sikh population forced to leave in
a destitute state.
|Entire Hindu-Sikh population of
400 wiped out. Only 2 survived.
|do||7-9-47||Muslim mob||Attacked in great force. 5 Hindus
and Sikhs killed. Refugee train in
which these people travelled
attacked near Shahdata and great
killing done by Muslims.
|314||Nankana Sahib||do||15.8.47 & after||Muslim mob,
|This holy place of Sikhs was
attacked repeatedly. Sikhs and
Hindus were stabbed. Refugee
trains Passing were sniped at from
Nankana Sahib by Muslims.
Convoys of Hindus and Sikhs
|315||Kuthiala Virkan||do||25-8-47||Muslim mob||300 Sikhs and Hindus killed.
60 women abducted. Sikhs and
Hindus turned out destitute.
|450 Hindus and Sikhs killed.
5 women abducted.
(P. S. Sharakpur)
|Sheikhupura||24-9-47||Muslim mob||Several families given shelter and
also assurances of safety by
Muslims. Later attacked and killed.
Women abducted; only one
(P. S. Warburton)
of Sept. 47
|Sikhs of this village in convoy
attacked by Muslim military. 12
Sikhs killed while going to fetch
water from a well.
|319||Chak 224||Lyallpur||26-8-47||Muslim Police||One Sikh family assaulted. Males
killed. Womenfolk abducted and
disgraced. Later rescued and
brought to India.
|320||V. Ghatli||Sheikhupura||Muslim mob||Hindus and Sikhs quit when
attacked, in a destitute state.
Some forcible conversions.
|321||Chak 12 |
(P. S. Khengah
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