On this Day in Sikh History


Saturday, November 26th, 2022 / ੧੧ ਮੱਘਰ, ਨਾਨਕਸ਼ਾਹੀ ੫੫੪

1708 Baba Banda Singh Bahadhur conquered Samana Town. This was the first victory for the Sikh Homeland.
1871 Giani Rattan Singh and his assistant, were hanged to death out side Ludhiana Jail in open public view.
1948 The Sikhs rejected the new Constitution of India. The Sikh representatives refused to sign it.
1983 Gurudwara Churu in Rajasthan was burnt.

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

1990Extrajudicial execution of Balwinder Singh
Munda Pind, Khadoor Sahib, Amritsar
1991Extrajudicial execution of Joginder Singh
Harchowal, Batala, Gurdaspur
1992Extrajudicial execution of Baljinder Singh
Khandwala, Amritsar II, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial execution of Balwinder Singh
Malmohri, Tarn Taran, Amritsar
1992Extrajudicial execution of Nirbhai Singh (between November 26, 1992 and November 30,1992 )
Ghulal, Samrala, Ludhiana

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