Bhai Gurmukh Singh

Bhai Gurmukh Singh was born in the house of Sardar Sohan Singh Nihang, from the womb of Mata Jagir Kaur in 1960 and in the village of Chabba. Bhai Sahib had 6 brothers, Bhai Lakhbir Singh, Bhai Kashmir Singh, Bhai Vazir Singh, Late Bhai Ishar Singh, Bhai Bhagwan Singh.

After passing his 10th standard in school Bhai sahib left education and helped his father do farming. From a young age Bhai Sahib was into the Sikh faith and values. Bhai Sahib would read books on Sikh history to the local villagers but also to the villagers from the surrounding villages. Bhai Sahib always did sewa at his local gurudwara and was the part of projects which were in the interest of progressing the village.

In June 1984, when the Indian army attacked Sri Harmandir Sahib. Bhai Sahib and his brother Bhai Bhagwan Singh were part of Bhai Sukhdev Singh Chabba's jatha, they fought from the bunkers of the clock house and killed many army officers that tried to come into Sri Darbar Sahib with their shoes on. When the Indian army was made to pull back, they again attacked but this time with tanks and cannons. The Indian Army fired a missile, which led to many singhs attaining shaheedi at the clock house bunker. Both brothers attained saheedi.

His father Sardar Sohan Singh Nihang passed away last year in 2013 after a long illness.

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