CHANDPUR, village connected by a 4km stretch of link road to Ropar Nangal road near Kotia power house, is sacred to Guru Har Rai (1630-61), who came here on visits several times. Gurdwara Guru Har Rai Sahib marking the site of the Guru`s camp is also known as Gurdwara Nira
KHALSA DIWAN LAHORE, formed on 11 April 1886 by a group of Sikhs who following a schism had severed their connections with the Khalsa Diwan Amritsar. Bhai Attar Singh, chief of Bhadaur, was named president and Bhai Gurmukh Singh chief secretary. The Diwan was formally registered with the government
MATTU BHAI KE, village in Gujrariwala district of Pakistan, is sacred to Guru Hargobind, who briefly halted here travelling back from Kashmir in 1620. He exhorted the people to follow the path shown by Guru Nanak, and preached especially against the use of tobacco. The shrine commemorating the Guru`s visit
MOHINDER SINGH, MAHARAJA (1852-1876), was born at Patiala on 16 September 1852, the son of Maharaja Narinder Singh. He ascended the Patiala throne on 29 January 1862 at the age of ten. The young Maharaja was fairly well educated and enlightened. He received good all round education and was
PHARALA, village 11 km northeast of Phagwara (31Â°14`N, 75Â°46`E),`but falling in Jalandhar district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Har Rai (1630-1661), who halted here briefly during his journey from Kartarpur to Kiratpur. Gurdwara Guru Har Rai Sahib, in the northeastern part of the village, is an old
SARTHALI, a village 10 km south of Nurpur Bedi on Ropar Nurpur Bedi road in Ropar district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Gobind Sihgh, who arrived here from Anandpur on a brief visit. Gurdwara Ranthamba Sahib Patshahi Dasvin on the southern periphery of the village marks the spot
SULHAR, a village 10 km southwest of Ambala city (SO`SS`N, 76"47`E), was visited by Guru Go bind Singh during Ills stay at Lakhnaur in 1670-71. Gurdwara Patshahi Dasvin, which honours the Guru\'s memory, stands on a high base on the bank of a deep pond to the northwest of
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