Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyr Day
He was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs, who even after 400 years is known as 'Chadar of Hind'
Guru Tegh Bahadur sacrificed himself to protect Hinduism and Kashmiri Pandits
Guru Tegh Bahadur sacrificed himself to protect Hinduism
In 1675, Mughal ruler Aurangzeb beheaded him in front of everyone for not accepting Islam, but Aurangzeb could not bow his head
He refused to bow to tyranny and injustice. His teachings continue to motivate us,” the prime minister said
In the 16th century, Guru Tegh Bahadur sacrificed himself to protect Hinduism. When Kashmiri Pandits sought Guru Tegh Bahadur's help, he did not hesitate
Guru Tegh Bahadur's childhood name was Tyagmal. At the age of just 14, he showed bravery in the war with the Mughals with his father
They are known as Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in Delhi.
In addition to Haryana government, Uttar Pradesh government has announced a public holiday to commemorate the martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur.
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