Book on Sikhs’ role in World War-I released

Ludhiana, Punjab: A book titled “Sikhs in World War-I” was released at Ramgarhia Girls College. The book, penned by Bhupinder Singh Holland, is a historical account of the role Sikhs played during World War-I.

SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar released the book. He proposed to purchase 1,000 copies of the book to donate to various Sikh libraries, gurdwaras, embassies and Sikh institutions around the world.

Bhupinder Singh Holland had earlier written books like “How Europe in Indebted to Sikhs”, “Role of Sikhs in Europe during World War-I 1914-1918”, “Role of Sikhs in Europe during World War-II 1939-1945” and “The Dutch Sikhs-A Brief History”.

The book has been published by Ranjodh Singh’s publication House, Wisdom Collection. The next book by Bhupinder Singh Holland about the role of “Sikhs in World War II” would be published by the SGPC.

During the book release function, SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar proposed to donate Rs 1 lakh to the college. He is a staunch supporter of women education, he said.

Ranjodh Singh, president, Ramgarhia Educational Council, said it was an honour for his publication house to publish the encyclopedic work of the Sikh history.

Source: The Tribune

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