Sikh Political figures
JAWAHIR SINGH, BHAI (1859-1910), a leading figure in the Singh Sabha movement, was the son of Bhai Anna Singh Kapur of Gujranwala, now in Pakistan. He was born at Amritsar in 1859. After finishing school, he entered service in the accounts department of the North Western Railway in 1876, and making steady progress rose to be the superintendent in the Manager`s office in 1903. In 1882, he attended law classes of the University of the Panjab, but did not continue to complete the course. In 1886, he applied for the position of a granthi at the Harimandar at Amritsar, but his candidature was rejected owing to his earlier religious affiliations.
Famous Sikh personalities
Jeet, Gurmukh Singh, born at Midh Ramjha in Sargodha district in 1922, is prolific Punjabi writer and critic. He did his post-graduation (Political Science) in 1949 from Punjab University and has retired as a senior class I officer, from Govt. of India. Jeet is a prolific writer who began his literary career as a critic with books like Amrita Pritam di kar-kala (1954), Samkali Punjabi kahani (1957), but soon turned to fiction. He has published nine short story collections: Kale admi (1956), Dharti son sunehli 1958), Daswan greh (1964), Phullan de parchaveu (1970), Supne di tajposhi (1977), Neel kanth (1981), Vekho kaun aayae (1986), Sargam di hatya (1987), Vakhre vakhre focus ( 1987); five novels: Mrig trishna (1968), Sarkah de par (1973), Ik hore suraj (1983), Majra kya Hai (1985), Fasana khattam hua (1987).