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PRATAP SINGH, GIANI (1904-1984). preacher, journalist and author, was the son of Bhai Makkhan Singh and Mat Mathura Devi of the village of Nara in Rawalpindi district of the Punjab (now in Pakistan). Born on 3 January 1904, he learnt Gurmukhi and scripture reading at home and passed his middle...
PRATAP SINGH, BHAI (1899-1922), one of the two martyrs in the Parija Sahib (Hasan Abdal) episode, was born on 26 March 1899 to Bhai Sarup Singh and Prem Kaur at Akalgarh, in Gujrariwala district, now in Pakistan. His father was a goldsmith by profession. He received his instruction at the...
PHIRNA, BHAI, a Bahil Khatii, was a pious Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. He once waited upon the Guru to receive his blessing. The Guru, as says Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratdp Suraj Granth, instructed him always to remember God and repeat Vahiguru, the name revealed by...

NIVALA, BHAI, a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. He once waited on the Guru who taught him to practise ndm, and serve the sangat. The name figures in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 19.

NIDHA, family priest of Guru Nanak`s brother in law,Jai Ram, resident of Sultanpur, became a follower of the Guru and won eminence for his humility and devotion.

NAYYA, BHAI, a Khullar Khatri, was a prominent Sikh of the time of Guru Ram Das. Bhai Gurdas describes him, in his Varan, XI. 17, as "Nayya Khullar, beloved of the Guru himself."

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