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Sikh History Timeline

Today in Sikh History :23rd April


23rd April


1624 Foundation of Kiratpur laid by Guru Hargobind Ji.
1923 The government of Punjab takes steps to release the Akalis arrested in connection with the Guru Ka Bagh morcha.
1924 2 GurSikhs of the 3rd Shahidi Jatha of 500 Akalis for Jaito Morcha tortured to death in Nabha Jail.
1984 15 Sikhs killed and several injured in Ferozepore, while the water, power, and other supplies of 20 Sikh shrines was cut-off.
1984 Eight Sikhs Killed by India’s Central Reserve Police Force.

-Ref. THE SIKHS’ STRUGGLE FOR SOVEREIGNTY, An Historical Perspective By Dr. Harjinder Singh Dilgeer and Dr. Awatar Singh Sekhon Edited By: A.T. Kerr Page 110-119



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