On this Day in Sikh History


Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 / ੨੨ ਮੱਘਰ , ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ ੫੫੩

1715 Banda Singh Bahadhur along with his associates were arrested from Gurdas Nangal Fort by the Mughals
1923 Morcha for Gurduara Bhai Pheru initiated under the guidence of the Gurduara Reform Movement.
1975 Sikhs around the world observed the 300th Anniversary of Martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahader Sahib Ji. A precession from Ananpur Sahib along the Shahidi Marg reached Delhi.
1987ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ   Bhai Kuldeep Singh Tolenangal (BTFK) was killed in the village of Sheena by a police informant.
(Source: 1984tribute.com)

2021
Upcoming: Observed on December 8th
ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ ਦਿਵਸ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਜੀ  

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

1988Extrajudicial execution of Baljit Singh (between December 7, 1988 and December 15,1988 )
Chohla Sahib, Tarn Taran, Amritsar
1991Extrajudicial execution of Anonymous Sikh
1991Extrajudicial execution of Anonymous Sikh
1991Extrajudicial redition of Dilbagh Singh
Ghanieke Bangar, Batala, Gurdaspur
1991Extrajudicial execution of Jugraj Singh
Bainka, Patti, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial execution of Jagjit Singh (between December 7, 1992 and December 15,1993 )
Baryar, Gurdaspur, Gurdaspur
1992Extrajudicial execution of Nishan Singh (between December 7, 1992 and December 15,1993 )
Baryar, Gurdaspur, Gurdaspur
1992Extrajudicial execution of Sukhdev Singh (between December 7, 1992 and December 15,1993 )
Baryar, Gurdaspur, Gurdaspur
1997Extrajudicial execution of Sukhdev Singh
Mehta, Baba Bakala, Amritsar
Source: ENSAAF Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab, India