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Today in Sikh History :7th August


 

7th August

 

1765 Baba Ala Singh passed away.

==> BABA AALLA SINGH JI was born in village Phull to father Baba Ram Singh Phulwansi and mother Saabhi. He was introduced to amrit by Baba Deep Singh Ji, in TheekriWalae village. In sunmat 1810, he laid the foundation stone of a temporary structure for the Patiala fort while the construction of a permanent structure began in sunmat 1820. Simultaneously he founded the Patiala city. Barnala, Longowal, Sunaam, Bathinda, and Patiala were under his control. He passed away on 22nd Aug. 1765 in Patiala.

-Ref. Mahan Kosh

1925 Gurudwara Act published in Gurdwara Gazette.
1942 Independent Punjab movement initiate.
1965 Fateh Singh, then President of Shiromani Akali Dal, met with the then Prime Minister of India, Sri Lal Bahadhur Shashtri. This meeting is considered a significant in resolving Sikh demands.

 

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