#Martyr

The Shaheedi Diwas of Guru Arjan Dev is observed on Jeth Sudi 4 )Photo credit: Twitter/@RajivHarsora)

  • Guru Arjan Dev compiled the Adi Granth or the Guru Granth Sahib 
  • He completed the construction of the Golden Temple in Amritsar 
  • He was executed on the orders of Mughal emperor Jahangir in 1606

.Chandigarh, India
Every Punjabi has the right to remember the unparalleled tragedy that later paved the way for the freedom struggle, said Amarinder Singh. (Photo credit: Twitter/Amarinder Singh)

  • Amarinder Singh also paid an emotional tribute to the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh tragedy and their families by reciting a poem
  • 29 family members of 492 Jallianwala Bagh martyrs were honoured on the occasion
  • The memorial park will be built at a cost of Rs 3.52 crore

.Punjab, India
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@nheptulla)

  • Guru Tegh Bahadur was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs
  • He sacrificed his life to save Kashmiri Pandits from conversion into Islam
  • In 1675, he was beheaded by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb