Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


12th March


1921 Gurudwara Ram Das Sahib was forcibly taken over and brought under the control of SGPC. -Ref. "Babbar Akali Movement, A historical Survey," by
Dr. Gurcharan Singh, Aman Publications, 1993.
1947 87 GurSikh women of Boha Khalsa gave their lives through drowning by jumping into wells to save their honour rather than be subjected to humiliations by the Muslims.
1972 Elections to Punjab assembly were held. Akalis won only 24 of 104 seats. This marked the end of Fateh Singh's leadership.
1983 Sikhs decided on a protest strategy in response to Harsimran Singh's unfair termination from the Punjab University, Chandigarh. Harsimranm Singh was an employee of the School of Punjabi Studies, Punjab University , Chandigarh, under Professor V.N. Tewari, who was the Chairman of the department. At a meeting of the University Senate, Dr. Tewari said that he had no complaint against Harsiran Singh as far as his official work was concerned. But Harsimran Singh was not allowed to continue and his services were terminated. The reason? Participation in a seminar sponsored by the Senior Sikh Sophisticates Forum. Kapur Singh, formerly of the Indian Civil Service, was the principle philosopher and guide of the group. Dr. Sohan Singh, formerly director, Health services, Punjab formed the Senior Sikh Sophisticates Forum to strengthen Khalistan.

At this Akali Dal's working committee meeting, it was decided to block traffic for a day on the main rorads of the state and set up meetings in constituencies held by Congress legislators. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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