SGPC commemorates martyrs of Gurdwara Sri Paonta Sahib saka
Amritsar, Could 22
The SGPC organised Gurmat Samagam (non secular congregation) at Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Diwan Corridor to commemorate the martyrs of Saka (bloodbath) of Gurdwara Sri Paonta Sahib that came about on Could 22, 1964, in the course of the battle to free this shrine from the possession of mahants.
After the bhog (concluding ceremony) of Sri Akhand Path, hazuri raagi jatha of Bhai Satnam Singh Kuharka linked the Sangat with Gurbani Kirtan and the holy hukamnama was recited by granthi of Golden Temple Giani Gurminder Singh. SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami mentioned earlier than Independence of the nation, many Sakas (massacres) came about, through which, numerous martyrdoms of Sikhs occurred.
“Sikhs fortunately endured the tyranny in the course of the British rule, however the Sikhs can always remember the ache of Sakas that came about in Unbiased India. At Gurdwara Sri Paonta Sahib, 11 Singhs of Misl Shaheedan Tarna Dal had been martyred. The Sikh group will at all times bear in mind the sacrifice made by the Singhs of Tarna Dal Harian Velan to free the holy shrine of the guru,” mentioned S Harjinder Singh.
On the event, Jathedar of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib Giani Raghbir Singh appreciated the Panthak providers accomplished by head of Misl Shaheedan Tarna Dal Harian Velan, Baba Nihal Singh.
He mentioned within the battle to free Gurdwara Sri Paonta Sahib from the possession of mahants, Baba Nihal Singh was additionally severely injured and the Panth gave him the title of “Jinda Shaheed” (residing martyr). Baba Nihal Singh shared the incidents that came about in the course of the Saka. He thanked the SGPC for organising the Gurmat Samagam yearly in reminiscence of the martyrs and motivated all of the organisations to do work with unity within the Panthak pursuits.
The SGPC honoured Baba Nihal Singh Harian Velan with a siropa. These current on the event included SGPC govt committee members Harjap Singh, Bhai Rajinder Singh, Bhai Manjit Singh, extra secretary Paramjit Singh, Golden Temple supervisor Sulakhan Singh, former secretary Sukhdev Singh and others.