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Father of fibre optics

                    Narinder Singh Kapany  born 31 October 1926 to a Sikh family in Moga, Punjab, India, is an Indian-born American Sikh physicist known for his work in fibre optics.He was named… Continue Reading →

The Ghadar Party

The Ghadar Party (Punjabi: ਗ਼ਦਰ ਪਾਰਟੀ) was an organization founded by Punjabi Indians in the United States and Canada with the aim of securing India’s independence from British rule. Key members included Lala Har Dayal, Sohan Singh Bhakna, Abdul Hafiz… Continue Reading →

Sher-e-punjab

Ranjit Singh was born on Nov. 13, 1780 at Gujranwala. He was named Ranjit Singh by his father Mahan Singh. Ranjit singh had his first taste of battle, when he was hardly ten years old. It was Sahib Singh bhangi… Continue Reading →

Khalsa Heritage museum

Virasat-e-Khalsa is conceived as a repository of the rich heritage of the Khalsa its history and culture of the Punjab so as to inspire visitors with the vision of the Gurus, emphasizing the eternal message of the great gurus for… Continue Reading →

Kirpan

The kirpan is a ceremonial sword or knife carried by Sikhs. It is a religious commandment given by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699 that Sikhs must wear five articles of faith at all times, the kirpan being one of five… Continue Reading →

Indian Turbanator

As per Guinness World Records, “The largest turban is made with 400 m (1,312 ft) of cloth and belongs to Major Singh (India), a Nihang Sikh who wears the tower-shaped turban using over 100 hairpins, and 51 religious symbols made… Continue Reading →

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