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Shamsher Singh Sheri, alias Karam Singh, was a communist leader in India. Sheri was born in 1942 in the village of Khokhar Kalan, in the Sangrur district, Punjab. Soon after his birth his father died. He was married to Harbans Kaur in 1957. Harbans was only nine years old at...
Shamsher Singh Sheri, alias Karam Singh, was a communist leader in India. Sheri was born in 1942 in the village of Khokhar Kalan, in the Sangrur district, Punjab. Soon after his birth his father died. He was married to Harbans Kaur in 1957. Harbans was only nine years old at...
PHUL SHAH (1574-1663), Udasi Sikh preacher, was born the son of Bhai Jai Dev and Mat Subhadra, Khatris of Srinagar (Kashmir), on 14 February 1574. Under the influence of his elder brother, Bhai Goind, another well known Udasi Sikh and head of one of the four dhudns or branches of...
PAVADARA or Puadhara, village 16 km west of Phillaur (31° 1`N, 75° 47`E) in the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Har Rai who made a halt here while travelling from Kartarpur and Nur Mahal towards the Malva country, across the River Sutlej. The shrine commemorating the visit is named Gurdwara...
DHARAM DHUJA, lit. standard or banner of dharma or faith, is the popular name of Akhara Nirmal Panth Guru Gobind Singh Ji, a seminary at Patiala in the Punjab belonging to the Nirmala sect of the Sikhs. Now affiliated to the Nirmal Panchaiti Akhara at Kankhal near Haridvar, Dharam Dhuja...
BUR MAJRA, a small village about 8 km east of Chamkaur Sahib (30°53`N, 76°25`E) in Ropar district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine, Gurdwara Patshahi 10 located near an old well. It is said that Guru Gobind Singh, while proceeding to Chamkaur on 6 December 1705 after evacuating Anandpur...

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