KALAU, BHAI, a Kakka Sunar or goldsmith and a Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan, was known for his martial skill. He once waited on the Guru and enquired how a warrior might be saved. The Guru, according to Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala, said, “He who lays down his life in a dharam yuddh, i.e. fighting for a righteous cause, and remembers God in his last moments will attain liberation.” See Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI.23 honour his memory was set up in the village in 1976.
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