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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GIAN SINGH, BHAI (1883-1953), naqqash or fresco painter, was born in the city of Amritsar in 1883. His father, Taba Singh, a comb maker by profession, supplemented his meagre income by dispensing ayurvedic medicines in...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GIAN SINGH RAREVALA (1901-1979), administrator and politician, was born on 16 December 1901 at his mother`s village Bhari in Ludhiana district. His own ancestral village was Rara, also in Ludhiana district, where his father Ratan Singh was a...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GIAN SINGH, GIANI (1824-1884), scholar and theologian, was the elder son of Giani Bishan Singh, a collateral of the well known Giani house of Amritsar, headed by Giani Sant Singh and his son, Giani Gurmukh Singh. Gian Singh...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GIANI SAMPRADAI is one of three major schools of Sikhs theologians and expositors of the Sikh scripture, the other two being the Udasis and the Nirmalas. Giani, the Punjabi form of Sanskrit jndni from the rootjnd (to know),...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GILBERT, SIR WALTER RALEIGH (1785-1853), divisional commander of the British army under Lord Hugh Gough in the first and second Anglo Sikh wars, son of the Rev Edmund Gilbert, was born in Bodmin, England, in 1785. In 1801,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GILL KALAN, village 3 km east of Rampura Phul (30°16`N, 75°14`E) in Bathinda district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine, Gurdwara Gurusar Patshahi Chheviri, dedicated to Guru Hargobind (1595-1644), who visited here in 1634. During the battle...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GILL, TEJWANT SINGH THE most promising moderncritic is Tejwant Singh Gill (1928 -). His viewpoint is rather para-Marxist, but he is cautious enough not to lose his dialectic materialist moorings. In his essay, "Lekhak Te Raj Satta" (The...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GILLMORE, an English deserter from British army who came to Lahore in 1833 and entered the Sikh service. He attained the rank of colonel and commanded a regiment. He married a Kashmir! Muslim woman and had children by...

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