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PHUMMAN SINGH, BHAI(1906-1924), one of the Jaito martyrs, was born the son of Bhai Hamir Singh and Mat Tabi, farmers of the village of Vandar, 22 km south west of Bagha Purana in Moga district. He grew up into a strongly built handsome young man, with an affable manner. He had no schooling and started farming the family`s lands while still very young. He was deeply influenced by the Sikh movement for the reform of Gurdwara management and eagerly sat through the rites of Khalsa initiation.

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