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Bhai Fauja Singh

Articles, Stories and Letters remembering the life of Bhai Fauja Singh and others. All material on this website came from the 1978 Spring issue of the "Beads of Truth" Magazine.

Wednesday

Sikh Leaders Call for Time

The Sikh leadership has put out a call to the Sikh people, requesting them to be calm, to have patience and to keep faith in their leadership. They have asked that no action be taken up by the masses, and that they wait for one month to pass. Then if the people are not satisfied with the actions which their leadership have taken, they should agitate in whatever way they deem fit.

No doubt it is important that the Sikh leadership prove its ability to govern at this time, it is important that the Sikhs remain united and that they not be led into any line of action which would give justification to the Central Government to step in and assume control of the situation-thus of the Sikhs and of the Punjab. But if its just a ploy, just a bid for time, until the sentiments and emotions of the people have cooled down, and then if we see that our 'leadership' has been unable to do anything to apprehend all of the guilty ones. Then what? Now the S.G.P.C. is sponsoring a con­ference on the 17th, (already pushing the month's waiting period beyond the 13th of May). At this conference, the panth is to unite in this common tra­gedy, to find ways and means of organ­izing the body of the Sikhs above and beyond all of the politics. Let us add our prayers and our energies to this effort. Let us pray that the lives of these martyrs may serve to bring greater strength, greater spirit and greater unity to the entire body of the Sikhs throughout the world.

Blessed to carry the ashes of the Martyrs of Amritsar, S. Jagdev Singh Talwandi, President of the Akali Dal Party, Bibi Harcharan Kaur, Sant Jarnail Singh of the Bhindran wale Sikhs.


Sant Jarnail Singh, the leader of the Bhindran wale Sikhs gives help to S. Amolak Singh who is still weak from his injuries and wounds sustained during the massacre. S. Amolak Singh had been carrying the ashes in the procession following the cre­mation ceremony for the Martyrs of Amritsar.




Sardar Hukam Singh acted as the official representative for the Sikh Dharma of the Western Hemisphere as well as for the All-Canada Sikh Youth Federation of Van­couver, at the Bhog ceremony for the Martyrs of Amritsar.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Kenny McGill Lodi,Ca Sangat said...

Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji ki Fateh! I am a begining Gora Sikh and I am so dedicated due to the people who placed their lives in the way of the bad people in order to shield the Khalsa from disrespect. I thoroughly think of them in my Ardas I thank them daily, Kenny McGill[I'll take amrit in April so this is my name for now. Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji ki Fateh!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, February 20, 2006 9:35:00 AM  

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