Sikh History

Bibi Baghel Kaur

Bibi Baghel Kaur

A newlywed Hindu girl was returning along with her groom and the marriage party to the village of her in- laws when some Mughal soldiers abducted her and looted her dowry.Her groom and the members of the marriage party who were unarmed were beaten and made to flee. They complained to the Muslim chief of […]

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Bibi Sharan Kaur

Bibi Sharan Kaur

Sharan Kaur, whose original name was Sharni, was born in a Hindu family in the northwest of the Punjab where more than ninety percent of the population was Pathan or Afghan. Her father was a petty shopkeeper. As soon as she became sixteen years old, she was married to a young man, Jagat Ram, of […]

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Bibi Nirbhai Kaur

Bibi Nirbhai Kaur

Nirbhai Kaur was a fearless and baptized girl of 22. Her father, Jangbahadar Singh, head of the army of Sodhi Wadbhag Singh, had taught her horse riding and use of arms. She treated herself as a brave soldier and had forgotten that she was a girl and not a boy. She was armed whenever she […]

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Mata Khivi Ji

Mata Khivi Ji

Khivi was born in 1506 to Karan Devi17 and Bhai Devi Chand Khatri. Her father was a shopkeeper and moneylender, and was a popular man in the neighbourhood. She inherited all his finest attributes of generosity and congenial spirit. She was married in 1519, when she was 13 years old. Khivi was married to Lahina […]

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World War I: When Britain Sought “pinni” Sweets For Indian Soldiers

World War I: When Britain Sought “pinni” Sweets For Indian Soldiers

LONDON, UK—As nearly a million and a half Indians fought in the trenches in Europe during World War I, efforts were made in London to organise comforts for them, such as music, oil, combs, Sikh religious objects – and also the Punjabi sweet, ‘pinni’, a new book reveals. Several such less known stories of Indian […]

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Battle Of Saragarhi

Battle Of Saragarhi

Saragarhi is the incredible story of 21 men of the 36th Sikh Regiment (currently the 4th Sikh Regiment) who gave up their lives in devotion to their duty. In keeping with the tradition of the Indian Army, they fought to the death rather than surrender. The Battle at Saragarhi is one of eight stories of […]

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Bhai Bota Singh ji Bhai Garja Singh ji

Bhai Bota Singh ji Bhai Garja Singh ji

The year 1739 signifies the worst testing time for the Sikh community. The Mughal rulers of the time had vowed to exterminate the Sikhs. Orders were issued to this effect and handsome cash rewards were promised to anyone and every one who provided information leading to the arrest of a Sikh, arrested or killed a […]

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