On this Day in Sikh History

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 / ੧੮ ਮਾਘ, ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ ੫੫੪

1922 Sikhs gained management control of Gurdwara Guru Ka Bagh.
1927 Baba Attar Singh Ji, a great Naam-Abhyaasee Gurmukh, passed away.
1987 Police raid a Gurduara Sahib in Jahwan, arrested the Granthi Sahib, and looted Guru-ki-Golak, and other Gurduara property.
1987ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ   Bhai Nishan Singh Chitarkar (SSF) was brutally tortured and killed while in custody by Batala police.
(Source: Purja Purja Kat Maray – Baljit Singh Khalsa/1984tribute.com)
1991ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ   Bhai Gurmej Singh Chacha (KAF)
(Source: Khalsa Fatehnama – February 2008/1984tribute.com)

ਜਿਨ੍‍ ਕੇ ਬੰਕੇ ਘਰੀ ਨ ਆਇਆ ਤਿਨ੍‍ ਕਿਉ ਰੈਣਿ ਵਿਹਾਣੀ ॥੬॥ (ਆਸਾ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ - ਅੰਗ ੪੧੮)

Extrajudicial killings and disappearances in Punjab by Indian Authorities during the 1980's - 90's as documented by ENSAAF

1991Extrajudicial execution of Gurmej Singh
Dharamkot Randhawa, Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur
1992Extrajudicial redition of Anokh Singh
Amritsar, Amritsar II, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial execution of Avtar Singh (between January 31, 1992 and February 3,1992 )
Kang, Khadoor Sahib, Amritsar
1993Extrajudicial execution of Inderjit Singh
Kalak, Ludhiana East, Ludhiana
1993Extrajudicial redition of Sarwan Singh
Ladhupur, Gurdaspur, Gurdaspur

Details of the dissapearance for hundereds of other individuals could never be fully ascertained.

Source: ENSAAF Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab, India