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1620

Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji (1595-1644) had to marry Mata Mehrai Ji despite his refusal.
This was an unfortunate upshot of the jubilation in Sikh community caused by Guru Sahib’s release from seven years of incarceration. Within a few months two brides were pledged to him by their parents.

Under the customs prevalent at that time, on Guru Hargobind’s refusal, those girls would have remained unmarried throughout their life. So he had to marry Nanaki on March 28, 1620, and Mehrai also called Marwahi & Mahadevi on July 10, 1620. The first incident occurred too close to his release. Taken aback at the second incident, he announced that no one should pledge his daughter to him in future.

1923

Akali leadership formally took up the question of the restoration of Maharaja of Nabha. However, they waited for the completion of SGPC elections before proceeding this case vigorously. This culminated into what is known as the Nabha agitation.
-Source The Sikhs in History, by Sangat Singh, 1995.

1985

Indian government honors its forces for attacking Sri Darbar Sahib and Sri Akal Takhat. Zail Singh, then President of India, bestowed the honors.

1991

Ranjit Singh (s/o S. Swaran Singh from Bhamri, near Khmano Dist Fatehgarh Sahib), Vijaypal Singh (s/o Gurbachan Singh from Lidarh) and Gurdial Singh (s/o S/ Mahinder Singh from Lalpura, Tarn Taran) were killed in fake encounters by Punjab Police.

1992

Avtar Singh (s/o S. Sadhu Singh from Tarsika), Balraj Singh (s/o S. Narinder Singh from Bissoha), Sawaran Singh samma Sarhali, Gurdarshan Singh Bitta, Sukhdev Singh Kukku, Avtar Singh, Balraj Singh and More Sikhs were killed in diff-diff fake encounters by Punjab Police.

1993

Sarabjeet Singh (s/o S. Balbeer Singh from Bhadarwaah, Dist Sangroor) was killed in a fake encounter by Punjan Police.

-Ref “Sikh Twaarekh” by Harjinder Singh Dilgeer

 

2003

Akhauti Parcharak Gurbaksh Kala Afghana suspended from Khalsa Panth by Shri Akal Takht Sahib Ji.

 

~ Source – centralsikhmuseum.com/

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