The well-known Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, a popular place of pilgrimage of Hindus was also demolished. Consequently, on the ground floor in the south-western corner of the circumbulatory verandh a samadh in the form of a small square canopied platform was built with white marble. Defeating my Demons, or at least Trying. Sahibzada Fateh Singh was the youngest of Guru Gobind Singh’s four sons. He tried to tempt them with promises of wealth and honour if they adopted Islam. Thus, Aurangzeb considered Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, who was following the foot-steps of his father, to save Hindus from conversion, as one of his chief enemies. The martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji, the two younger sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, born to Mata Jito Ji, which took place on December 12, 1705 is an unprecedented event and a major landmark in the history of Sikhs. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. When Baba Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh bluntly told him they would not adopt Islam under the threats of death or torture, he ordered them to be bricked alive in a wall. A century later, in 1944 Maharaja Yadvindra Singh of Patiala instituted a committee for renovation of Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib and Grudwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib. English Articles. She took them in her bossom, kissed their faces and … Added in 24 Hours. But they remained firm in their faith. When on the third day the young Sahibzada Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh left for the court escorted by Wazir Khan’s soldiers, She could visulise that her grandsons would not come back in the evening and that the rulers will carry out their threats held out to the kids earlier. She took them in her bossom, kissed their faces and … Brights. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Gangu became so greedy and deceitful that in the hope of a sumptuous reward from the Mughals he decided to betray them and on the morning of December 7, 1705 he handed them over to Jani Khan and Mani Khan Ranghar, the officials of Morinda who immediately took all the three into custody. The imperial army and the army of hilly monarchs had followed them. Farmers dance at the Ghazipur border as a symbolic protest during the Prime Minister’s Mann ki Baat on Sunday. Earlier in the day, in his Mann Ki Baat address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: "On this day the sons of Guru Gobind Singh, Sahibzade Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh were immured alive. Earlier Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib had also visited this village. Since the death of Mata Jito Ji on December 5, Zorawar’s grandmother, Mata Gujari, became especially attached to young Zorawar Singh and his infant brother, Fateh Singh. On July 6, 1969, Sikh politician and a devout Sikh Sardar Darshan Singh Pheruman called upon Fateh ‘Singh’ to redeem his vow. This day on 12 December 1705, Guru Gobind Ji’s sons Zorawar and Fateh Singh, 9 and 6, were bricked alive for refusing to convert to Islam. She was, however, confident that her brave grandsons would die happily for their faith. The martyrdom of these two brave children took place thirty years after the martyrdom of their grandfather Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, the Ninth Sikh Guru. Because of the death of their mother Mata Jito Ji on 5 December, … On 9 December 1705, Baba Zorawar Singh ji and Baba Fateh Singh ji were produced before the faujdaar, Nawab Wazir Khan, who had just returned from Chamkaur with his feudal ally, Nawab Sher Muhammad Khan of Malerkotla. But now this wall has been painted with a shining paint which has concealed its original form. The city of Mathura was named as 'Islamabad'. Zorawar Singh and his soldiers came out of the defences and met them in the battle of To-Yo. Yet the two youngest sons’ of Guru Gobind Singh were executed at the age of 6 and 9. The institution of Khalsa by Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji which was given a concrete form on the Baisakhi day of 1699, through initiation of Panj Piaras at Anandpur Sahib, District Ropar, Punjab further infuriated the Mughal ruler. Zorawar Singh (Sikhism). Martyrdom over worldly riches and pleasures. In the basement of Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib the wall which was constructed on December 11, 1705 is still in existence though with certain changes. Restrictions were imposed on celebration of fairs and festivals by Hindus. When Baba Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh bluntly told him they would not adopt Islam under the threats of death or torture, he ordered them to be bricked alive in a wall. Home; Contributors; sahibzada zorawar singh He recited this poem in large gatherings of Sikhs in the second and third decades of the 20th century. Upon Sher Muhammad Khan’s intercession for the innocent children’s lives to be spared, Zorawar and Fateh were given some more time to ponder over the suggestion to convert. The Rajput chiefs of Shivalik hills who felt threatened by the increasing power of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji decided to come together and help the Mughal ruler iIn combating the Tenth Guru Ji's activities. Therefore, when Maharaja Karam Singh of Patiala wanted to re-build Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib he had to locate the exact spot of cremation. the two younger Sahibzadas and their grandmother Mata Gujri Ji to his village Kheri, now known as Saheri near Morinda in Ropar District of Punjab. As a result, in 1955 two upper storeys and a dome were added to Gurdwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib. While being bricked, the children showed no sign of fear or sadness on their faces. After laying waste, the cities of Samana and Sandhaura, he moved towards Sirhind and after defeating the Mughal forces, beheaded Wazir Khan. For another two days they were kept in the Cold Tower in the severe wintry weather. At the place of Guru Sahib's visit now stands Gurdwara Guru Garh Sahib. During 1700-1704, the hilly monarchs raided Anandpur Sahib many times but yielded no fruit. “On this day, the sons of Guru Gobind Singh, Sahibzade Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh, were immured alive (inside a wall),” Modi said. Change ), Gaze !! Advertisement. He and his older brother, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh are among the most hallowed martyrs in Sikhism. Sahibzada Fateh Singh was the youngest of Guru Gobind Singh’s four sons. She was, however, confident that her brave grandsons would die happily for their faith. Sahibzada Fateh Singh (12 December 1699 - 26 December 1705), the youngest of Guru Gobind Singh's four sons, was born to Mata Jito ji (also known as Mata Sundari ji) at Anandpur on 12 December 1699. In village Saheri there are two other Gurdwaras one of them Gurdwara Attak Sahib is situated at the site of Gangu's house. Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Fateh Singh Gatka Academy, Chandigarh, India. When on the third day the young Sahibzada Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh left for the court escorted by Wazir Khan’s soldiers, She could visulise that her grandsons would not come back in the evening and that the rulers will carry out their threats held out to the kids earlier. What we do. ( Log Out /  Because of the death of their mother Mata Jito Ji on 5 December, 1700 these two children had been brought up by their paternal grandmother Mata Gujri Ji. After Guru Gobind’s death, Madhodas Bairagi, a hermit from Nanded, whom the Guru baptised as Gurbaksh Singh, commonly known as Banda Bahadur, besieged the Punjab. During the night of December 12 the sacred bodies of these three martyrs were kept at a place about 100 meters to the east from the site of martyrdom just outside the fort wall where now stands Gurdwara Bimangarh Sahib. But during the night of 5-6 December, 1705 as soon as, Guru Sahib alongwith his four sons - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Ji, Sahibzada Jujhar Singh Ji, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji and his mother Mata Gujri Ji and the Sikhs started coming out, the hilly chiefs and their Mughal allies started attacking them. Just better. Though they were only young children physically, their spirit had been prepared for this … And he did what he said. Since the death, on 5 December 1700, of Mata Jitoji, Mata Gujari, his grandmother had been especially attached to young Zorawar Singh and his infant brother, Fateh Singh. Thus, remaining staunch in his decision Wazir Khan ordered that they be sealed alive in a wall if they refused to accept Islam. Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji, born on 17 November 1696 and 25 February, 1699 respectively at Anandpur Sahib, District Ropar, Punjab, following the foot-steps of their paternal grandfather Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, the Ninth Sikh Guru sacrificed their lives for upholding a person's right to freedom of religion. On December 8, 1705 Jani Khan and Mani Khan Ranghar took the two younger Sahibzadas Zorawar Singh Ji and Fateh Singh Ji and their grandmother to Sirhind and handed them over to Wazir Khan who had just returned from the battle of Chamkaur Sahib with Guru Sahib and was full of vengeance. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. December 13, 2020. In its latest Judicial Hara-kiri, the Supreme Court pushes for Mobocracy over Democracy. Gangu, an old cook of the family promised to take them i.e. During December 20-21-22. In Kashmir more than half of the Brahmins had been converted to Islam. While crossing on horseback the rivulet Sirsa, a tributary of Sutlej river which was in full spate, the two younger sons of Guru Ji Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji aged 9 years and 7 years respectively and their paternal grandmother Mata Gujri Ji got separated from the rest of the family. But both of them rejected his offer bravely. Under these orders, the centuries old temples in Mathura, Ayodhya and Varanasi were demolished. By 1674, this movement of forcible conversion to Islam had reached its climax. Both refused, and so Wazir Khan sentenced them to death. The Sabha washeld at the village Brahman Majra during17-18-19, 11 kms south-east of Ropar and falls in Distt. During the tercentenary program which was held in 2004 over one million pilgrims paid their obeisance at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib and other Gurdwaras in Fatehgarh Sahib where at each place they had to stand up in queues for four hours. During December 25-26-27 the Sabha will be held at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib, the place of martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji. Mughals besieged Anandpur Sahib on the orders of emperor Aurangzeb. Wazir Khan tried to lure the Sahibzadas to embrace Islam with promises of riches and honours, but they spurned the suggestion. Payscale: 15600+6000=21600 Candidate should possess qualification as per UGC/Pb.Govt./Punjabi University Norms. He and his younger brother, Sahibzada Fateh Singh are among the most hallowed martyrs in Sikhism. When the hand to hand battle was going on, just then a Tibetan horseman came charging and thrust his lance through his chest claiming the honour of killing the greatest warrior of the time. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. On the 74th day of his fasting, Sardar Pheruman died for the cause of Punjab and Panth. His mother died when he was one year old, and he and his brother Sahibzada Zorawar Singh were cared for by their grandmother, Mata Gujari, until their martyrdom. It is worth mentioning that when in 1710 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Ji's forces killed Wazir Khan and conquered Sirhind as well as in 1764 when forces of Dal Khalsa killed Zain Khan whom Ahmed Shah Abdali had appointed faujdar of Sirhind, no memorial was raised at the place of cremation of the young martyrs and their grandmother. The tyrants wanted sahibzade to renounce their … They were bricked alive. They joined hands under the leadership of the Raja of Bilaspur in whose territory fell the town of Anandpur Sahib to forcibly oust Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji from his hilly citadel. Therefore, no mercy should be shown to them.' Both Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh, as well as the Sahibzade, had died at the hands of the Mughals. ( Log Out /  2 ft x 5 ft .. 3 piece .. oil on canvas. On the contrary, Suchchanand a courtier of Wazir Khan as quoted from a Persian poet said 'the progeny of a serpent shall grow up as serpants, and he is not wise who forgets that a wolf's offspring shall be a wolf. The place where the two sons of Guru Gobind were bricked alive is today known as Fatehgarh Sahib. A combination of Mughals and hillmen besieged Anandpur Sahib on the orders of emperor Aurangzeb. Nawab Sher Mohammed Khan Ji of Malerkotla intercepted and protested that these two young children were innocent and it would be utter cruelty to kill them. Ella Slayton - Demon Slayer. Quite the same Wikipedia. Guru Gobind entrusted his two younger sons, Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh as well as his mother, Mata Gujri, to the care of a cook in his household named Gangu. … Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, the Ninth Master of the Sikhs sacrificed his life to rebuff this movement and his martyrdom on November 11, 1675 marked the anti-climax of Aurangzeb's mission. Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh were the youngest of Guru Gobind Singh's four sons, aged only 8 and 6 when they and their grandmother Mata Gujri were imprisoned by the tyrant Wazir Khan in Sirhind. Sahibzada Fateh Singh was born in Anandpur Sahib on 12 December 1697, the fourth son of Mata Jito, Guru Gobind Singh's first wife. Wazir Khan offered them safety if they converted to Islam or death by being bricked alive if they refused. In May 1705, in collaboration with the contingents sent under imperial orders by the Governor of Lahore and those of Wazir Khan, the faujdar of Sirhind they invaded Anandpur Sahib and laid a siege to the fort and made incessant attacks. When asked to save their lives by giving up their faith, they again firmly … In the meantime, in 1951 when a Jodhpur Prince Himmat Singh married Princess Shailendra Kaur of Patiala, the Maharaja of Jodhpur donated money for constructing a separate shrine dedicated to the sacred memory of Mata Gujri Ji. Their death was the catalyst that triggered end of Mughals in the North. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Just better. On reaching his village, he stole the saddle-bag during the night. ZORAWAR SINGH (1696-1705), the third son of Guru Gobind Singh, was born to Mata Jitoji at Anandpur on 17 November 1696, and was barely nine years old at the time of the evacuation of Anandpur on the night of 5-6 December 1705. While unsaddling the horse Gangu saw some cash and valuables in their saddle-bag which tempted him to betray them. In the meantime, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji passing through the village Brahman Majra on 6 December had reached Chamkaur Sahib which is 40 kms south-west of Anandpur Sahib with his two elder sons Sahibzadas Ajit Singh Ji andJujhar Singh Ji aged 18 years and 14 years respectively and about forty Sikhs. The pilgrims who had visited this sacred place 62 years ago tell that at that time the original wall which was made of small Sirhindi bricks joined with lime mortar was in existence and the crack which occurred on one side of the wall while the masons were constructing it, was also visible. Having been frustrated by their failures, they requested Emperor Aurangzeb for help to which he readily agreed. They chose death over betrayal. The pilgrims also pay their obeisance at Gurdwara Katalgarh Sahib, the place of martyrdom of the two elder Sahibzadas - Ajit Singh Ji and Jujhar Singh Ji. They didn’t harm anyone nor did they commit any crimes. Every year lacs of pilgrims join in this heart-rending nagar kirtan and pay their obeisance to the brave young martyrs. The mind boggles to understand how children of such young age had the guts, courage, bravery and focus to refuse the promise of many lavish gifts and a future of cosy comforts of royalty that were being offered by the Mughals. Live Statistics. In the fond memory of the martyrs Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji, Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib stands at the sacred site of their martyrdom and this town is now known as Fatehgarh Sahib after the name of the younger Sahibzada. On this day, the sons of Guru Gobind Singh, sahibzade Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh were immured alive. Had reached its climax asked to save their lives by giving up faith! 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