On this Day in Sikh History


Thursday, September 29th, 2022 / ੧੩ ਅਸੂ, ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ ੫੫੪

1690 Birth Date, Sahibjidha Baba Jujhar Singh Ji
1914 Unprovoked firing at Budge-Budge Ghat on Sikh Kama Gata Maru passengers.
1953 Akali Dal decide to launch an agitation to undo discrimination against the Sikh backward classes.
1981 5 members of Dal Khalsa under the leadership of Bhai Gajinder Singh hijacked an Indian Airliner to Lahore.

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

1987Extrajudicial redition of Anonymous Sikh
1987Extrajudicial execution of Shubeg Singh
Ugar Aulakh, Ajnala, Amritsar
1988Extrajudicial execution of Maya Singh
Balia Manjpur, Amritsar I, Amritsar
1989Extrajudicial execution of Kuldeep Singh
Bhai Ladhu, Patti, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial redition of Amrik Singh
Tarsikka, Baba Bakala, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial execution of Anonymous Sikh
1992Extrajudicial execution of Balwinder Singh
Shahpur, Baba Bakala, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial execution of Jagtar Singh
Gazikot, Gurdaspur, Gurdaspur
1992Extrajudicial execution of Karam Singh
Raoke Kalan, Nihal Singhwala, Moga
1995Extrajudicial execution of Kartar Singh
Wara Pohwindian, Zira, Firozpur

Details of the dissapearance for hundereds of other individuals could never be fully ascertained.
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Source: ENSAAF Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab, India