Lal Chand Yamla Jatt


Lal Chand Yamla Jatt (Punjabi: ਲਾਲ ਚੰਦ ਯਮਲਾ ਜੱਟ), best known simply as Yamla Jatt, was a noted folk singer from Punjab. His trademark was his soft strumming of the tumbi and his turban tying style known traditionally as “Turla”. Many consider him to be the pinnacle of the Punjabi music and an artist who arguably laid the foundation of […]

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Indarjit Singh


Indarjit Singh, Baron Singh of Wimbledon CBE (born 17 September 1932), sometimes transliterated Inderjit Singh, is a British journalist and broadcaster, a prominent British Asian active in Sikh and interfaith activities, and a member of the House of Lords. He is editor of the Sikh Messenger and widely known as a frequent presenter of the Thought for the Day segment […]

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Wg. Cmdr. Harcharan Singh Mangat


Wg. Cdr Harcharan Singh Mangat was commanding the No.32 “Tiger Sharks” Squadron based at Amritsar, flying the Sukhoi-7 fighter bomber. He flew a number of interdiction and close support missions and also many photographic reconnaissance sorties, without fighter escort, deep into enemy territory. The information brought by him from the reconnaissance sorties was of great value to the Army, and […]

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Major Harminder Singh


At about 1 p.m. on 13 April 1999, information was received that some Pakistani Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) mercenaries were hiding in the congested locality of Khan Mohalla, in the Sudarkut Bala village, approximately 40 km north of Srinagar in Baramula district of the Kashmir Valley. Working swiftly on this tip off, Major Harminder Pal Singh, 18 Grenadiers, with approximately […]

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Hari Singh Dhillon


Maharaja Hari Singh Dhillon (died 1764), was a Dhillon Jat and a renowned royal Sikh warriors of the 18th century, who succeeded the Bhangi Misl from Bhuma Singh Dhillon. As a legendary King He was Maharaja of Amritsar, Lahore and large areas of central and western Panjab. He was the nephew of Bhuma Singh Dhillon, a famous Sikh soldier. They […]

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Kuldip Singh Chandpuri


Brigadier Kuldip Singh MVC, VSM (born 22 November 1940) is a retired officer in the Indian Army. He is known for his heroic leadership in the famous Battle of Longewala, for which he was awarded Maha Vir Chakra by the Government of India. Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri MVC, VSM Born 22 November 1940 (age 76) Montgomery, Punjab, British India, now in Pakistan […]

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Randhawa (wrestler)


Sardara Singh Randhawa (Hindi: सरदारा सिंह रंधावा) popularly known as Randhawa was an Indian wrestler and actor. He was the younger brother of legendary wrestler and actor Dara Singh and brother-in-law of actress Mumtaz. Randhawa Born Saradara Singh Randhawa 1933 Amritsar, Punjab, British India Died 21 October 2013 (aged 79–80) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Nationality Indian Occupation Wrestler, Actor Years active 1952–1988 (wrestler) […]

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