ISN’T IT TIME TO COMMEMORATE GURU TEG BAHADUR, ‘DHARAM KI CHADAR’

4th December was commemorated across Gurdwaras around the world as ‘shaheedi’ (martyrdom) day of the 9th Sikh Guru Teg Bahadur ji. It is one of the most profound turning points in the history of Bharat. Yet even 70 years after decolonisation, India has failed to officially recognise Guru Teg Bahadur’s importance in the State calendar. Perhaps it says more about conventional emotional and ethical quagmire of India than the relevance of Guru Teg Bahadur’s shaheedi. More…

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