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Today in Sikh History :23rd April


 

23rd April

 

1624Foundation of Kiratpur laid by Guru Hargobind Ji.
1923The government of Punjab takes steps to release the Akalis arrested in connection with the Guru Ka Bagh morcha.
19242 GurSikhs of the 3rd Shahidi Jatha of 500 Akalis for Jaito Morcha tortured to death in Nabha Jail.
198415 Sikhs killed and several injured in Ferozepore, while the water, power, and other supplies of 20 Sikh shrines was cut-off.
1984Eight 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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