Tag Archives: mutiny of 1857

Kalianwala Khu, SGPC are not aware of Sikh History

Amritsar, Punjab: A day after some Sikh organisations objected to linking ‘Kalianwala Khu’ incident with the first war of freedom struggle, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today sought a thorough investigation into its historical aspects. As per a statement issued ...

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282 Skeletal remains of Kalianwala Khu are not of Sikhs

Amritsar, Punjab: Several Indian and British historians have claimed that the 282 soldiers, whose remains were dug out from ‘Kalianwala Khu’ in Ajnala, were not Sikhs and belonged to Bengal or Awadh (Purbis). Book ‘Punjab: A History from Aurangzeb to ...

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To identify skeletal remains of 1857 mutineers, researchers may seek help from British Library

Amritsar, Punjab: Following the recovery of mortal remains of 1857 uprising martyrs from Kalianwala Khu in Ajnala, the state government has decided to ascertain their identity before performing their last rites. Senior government officials, including Dr Navjotpal Singh Randhawa, Director, Cultural ...

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