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Today in Sikh History : 4th February


4th February

1764 Khalsa fought against Ruhaliya forces in which Ruhalae lost and left the battle grounds.
1853 John Lawrence was appointed the Chief Commissioner of Punjab.
1975 As a result of representation made by The Sikh Dharma Brotherhood (USA), the Labor department of US Government exempted the Sikh workers employed in workshops from wearing safety helmet which are required to be worne by all the labourers in carpentary trade and construction (an OSHA program Directive of 1972). The exemption to Sikh employees was granted under the provisions of the Unites States Constitution relating to free exercise of religion.

-Source. History of Sikh Struggles, Vol. 1, By Gurmit Singh, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors, 1989. pp. 65



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