February 16, 2015 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Melbourne: Sikhs in Australia’s Melbourne city held a samagam to mark birthday of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. The Samagam was organnized by Khalsa Shouni Plumpton with the support of Akhand Kirtani Jatha Australia, Khalsa Shouni Shepparton, Sikh Federation Australia, Dal Baba Bidhi Chand and Damdami Taksal Ranjit Gatka Akhara, besides certain other Sikh organizations.
“Bhai Daljit Singh from Sikh Federation Australia, Bhai Joga Singh from Khalsa Shouni Shepparton, Bhai Rashpal Singh from Australian Sikh Support, Bhai Gurtej Singh from Qaumi Awaaz Radio and Bhai Shamsher Singh from Damdami Taksal Ranjit Gatka Akhara addressed the Sangat” reports SinghStation.net.
It is notable that Sant Jarnail Singh was born on June 2, 1947. He was 14th head of Damdami Taksal. Sant Jarnail Singh had attained martyrdom on 6 June 1984 while defending Darbar Sahib during June 1984 attack by Indian army. As the Damdami Tasal did not to admit the fact of martyrdom of Sant Jarnail Singh till 2005, Sikh bodies had started marking his birth anniversary on February 12 to remember the great martyr of the Sikh nation. This practise is still followed by various Sikh organizations, including Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) led by former MP S. Simranjeet Singh Mann.
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