JAWAHAR SINGH, BHAI
JAWAHAR SINGH, BHAI (d. 1924), one of the Jailo martyrs, was the son of Bhai Khetu, a Mahabt Sikh of the village of Kundal in Fazilka lahsll of Firozpur district. He had served in the army for about five years during which time he had been admitted to the rites of the Khalsa. He had also learnt to read and write enough Punjabi to become a fluent reader of the Scripture. He had become an Akalt activist and joined the first shahidi jathd or martyrs` column ready to die to have the sacrilege at Jailo indemnified. The jathd was fired upon by police as it readied near the Gurdwara on 21 February 1924. Bhai Jawahar Singh was one of those who died in the firing.