At the time India is suffering under tyranny and hypocrisy. Into these conditions. The first master is born.
Becomes Guru at 73!, dies at the ripe age of 95!
Guru Amar Daas Jee really works hard for gender equality
'Internally a hermit, and externally a prince. Arms mean protection to the poor and destruction of the tyrant. Baba Nanak had not renounced the world but had renounced Maya
GS - PP
Guru Granth kalyug bhyo Sri Guru roop samaan Das Patshahian roop eh Guru Granth ji jaan
In 1757 Harimandir Sahib blown up and the sacred pool filled with entrails by Ahmed Sha Abdali.
'Finally, we that live on can never forget those comrades who in giving their lives gave so much that is good to the story of the Sikh Regiment. No living glory can transcend that of their supreme sacrifice, may they rest in peace. In the last two world wars 83,005 turban wearing Sikh soldiers were killed and 109,045 were wounded. They all died or were wounded for the freedom of Britain and the world and during shell fire, with no other protection but the turban, the symbol of their faith.'
- General Sir Frank Messervy KCSI, KBE, CB, DSO
Post Indian independence the Mulsims lead by Jinnah petitioned the British to give them their own state before they handed India back. The British pretty much drew a line down the middle of Punjab and declared one side as Pakistan and one side as India. In the riots which preceded the partition in the Punjab Province, between 200,000 and 500,000 people were killed in the retributive genocide between the religions. UNHCR estimates 14 million Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims were displaced during the partition; it was the largest forced mass migration in human history.
In the independence struggle 77% of people to be hanged for independence were Sikh, 78% with life imprisonment were Sikh. Even though Sikhs were only 1.5% of India's population. Sikhs got a raw deal despite their sacrifices and promises made to them.
Sikhs wanted as part of the 1973 Anandpur Sahib resolution
Sikhs really become a thorn in the Government's side
In 1975 Indira Gandhi is found guilty of electoral fraud in her 1971 campaign. She declares electoral fraud and throws the judiciary in jail [elaborate]... Again Sikhs are the one's to protest and stand up for the rest of India and become a thorn in her side over several issues. Eventually she sends in the army to crush the Sikhs.
In Oct 1984, Indira is killed by her two Sikh bodyguards. The Government co-ordinates and facilitates anti-Sikh riots in Dehli.
The SSS has his first heart attack after Akaal Takht is attacked.
Aad Sach. Jugaad Sach. Hai Bhi Sach. Nanak, Hosi Bhi Sach