Nankana Sahib Massacre - February 1921

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Old 22-Feb-2013
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Nankana Sahib Massacre - February 1921

ਅੱਜ ਨਨਕਾਣਾ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਦੇ ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ ਸਾਕੇ ਦਾ ਯਾਦਗਾਰ ਦਿਹਾੜਾ ਹੈ।ਉਦਾਸੀ ਮਹੰਤਾਂ ਨਰੈਣੂ ਤੇ ਕਈ ਹੋਰ ਜੋ ਕਿ ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਿਆਂ ਗੁਰਮਤਿ ਦੇ ਉਲਟ ਮੂਰਤੀ ਪੂਜਾ,ਆਰਤੀਆਂ,ਜਾਤ ਪਾਤ ਦੀ ਵਿਚਾਰ,ਦੇਵੀ ਦੇਵਤਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਪੂਜਾ,ਹਵਨ,ਨਸ਼ਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਵਰਤੋਂ ਅਤੇ ਵਿਭਚਾਰ ਆਦਿ ਕਰਦੇ ਸਨ ਉਹਨਾਂ ਕੋਲੋਂ ਗੁਰੂ ਘਰ ਆਜ਼ਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਣ ਲਈ ਭਾਈ ਲਛਮਣ ਸਿੰਘ ਜੀ ਅਤੇ ਕਈ ਹੋਰਾਂ ਸਿੰਘਾਂ ਨੇ ਆਪਣਾ ਪਵਿੱਤਰ ਲਹੂ ਡੋਲਿਆ ਅਤੇ ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰੇ ਪਾਪੀਆਂ ਤੋਂ ਆਜ਼ਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਏ।ਇਹ ਸਾਕਾ 21-2-1921 ਨੁੰ ਵਾਪਰਿਆ

Nankana Sahib Massacre - February 1921

This week marks the grim episode during the Gurdwara Reform Movement - Akali Movement; in which a peaceful batch of reformist Sikhs were subjected to a murderous assault on 20 February 1921 in the holy shrine at Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Dhan Dhan Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

In October 1920, a congregation was held at Dharowal, District Sheikhupura to inform the sangat of the the misdeeds being committed inside Gurdwara Nankana Sahib. This shrine along with six others in the town had been under the control of Udasi priests ever since the time the Sikhs were driven by Mughal oppression to seek safety in remote hills and deserts. The priests not only treated the Gurdwaras as their private properties but had also introduced practices and ceremonial which had no sanction in Sikhi.

At the meeting, it was unanimously resolved that the Mahant be asked to mend his ways. When Mahant Narian Dass was asked upon to do so, he started making preparations to oppose the Panth instead. He did not feel it necessary to pay heed to the suggestions of the Committee. He was the owner of the estate attached to the Gurdwara with an income of one hundred thousand rupees besides the offerings of the Gurdwara.

Almost simultaneously a Sikh shrine, Gurdwara Babe di Ber, at Sialkot, was liberated from priestly control and taken over by the Sikhs on 5 October 1920, which marked the beginning of the Gurdwara Reform movement. Darbar Sahib and the Akal Takht were occupied on 13 October 1920.

Narain Das, with the help of the Government started recruiting a private army and laying in arms. The Government was using every available weapon to make Akali movmement of Gurdwara reform, a failure...

...Read the rest here: Register ...No harm in refreshing your memory even if you think that you know the whole Sakhi. Dhanvaad to NeverForget84.com for having it up on their site.

An image of the 'Jand' Tree can be seen here where Bhai Lachman Singh Ji Dharowali was hung upside down and burnt alive: Register

Parnaam Shaheedan Nu to the Hundreds of Guru Ke Laal, Real Akali Singhs who sacrificed their lives and shed their blood for sanctity and purity of Satguru Nanak Dev Ji's Darbar.


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