Red Fort in Delhi and hoisted their Kesri flag, under the leadership
of Baghael Singh, after successfully attacking and capturing Delhi.
Further Jathaedar Jassa Singh Ahluwalia was seated on throne of Diwane-Aam.
Peace arrived at with Sikhs through Begam Samru after certain major
concessions were made to Sikhs. Baghel Singh controlled Delhi for
8 months during which period he constructed seven historic Gurudwaras
in Delhi connected with Sikh Gurus.
==> BAGHAEL SINGH was a resident of Chubhal, Amritsar. This
Sant Sepahi belonged to the "Karohdhi" Misl. In sunmat
1847, working with the Khalsa forces, he attacked and captured Delhi.
He received three lakh rupees from the Shah Aalam which he used
to build the Delhi Gurudwaras and acquire their surrounding lands.
He returned to Punjab after successful completion of all the historical
Gurudwara constructions. Baghael Singh led an exemplary life devoted
extensively to amrit prachar. Many well known Sikh personalities
including Patiala's Raja Sahib Singh Ji, received amrit under Baghael
Singh's guidance. He passed away on sunmat 1859 in Amritsar.
==> Sardar JASSA SINGH AHLUWALIA was born in 1718. He was son
of Ahluwalia resident Bader Singh. His close association with Nawab
Kapur Singh influenced him in service of GurPanth. Raja Amir Singh
of Patiala was introduced to amrit by him. He was a great General
of the Khalsa forces during the 18th century and was called "Sultan-ul-Quom",
king of the nation, his heroic deeds and qualities of leadership.
He killed Hakim SalabatKhan of Amritsar, in 1748, and captured the
surrounding region. In 1789, he helped Diwan KodhaMal in removing
ShahanWadh from Multan. In 1753, he defeated Hakim Adinabaegh and
conquered Fataibad. He won the successful release of enslaved hindu
men and women from Ahmad Shah Durani. As a result he came to be
popularly known as "BandiShoadh" (liberator). He bravely
fought in Wada Ghulughara" (the big holocaust). Even after
receiving 22 grave bounds, he kept fighting. He was head as well
as the life of the Ahluwalia Misl. In 1774, he captured Kapurthala
state, established his capital there, and issues coins under our
Gurus name. He was extremely popular among our Panth. He dies in
1783 in Amritsar. A monument in his memory was erected near Baba
Atal, in Amritsar.
|1942||Cripps mission was announced.|
|1966||Hindu terrorists took out a processions against Punjabi Suba. During this procession, Sikhs were attacked, their propeties burned to ground, looted, and destroyed.|
|1985||Sant Harchand Singh Longowal, President Shiromani Akali Dal and Morcha Dictator of Dharam Udh morcha (initiated on Aug. 4, 1982) was released from Udaypur Jail. He was arrested from within the Darbar Sahib complex on June 6, 1984, during the Operation Bluestar.|