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Shaheed Bhai Amrik Singh

Bhai Amrik Singh (1948-7.6.1984) was the son of (Giani) Kartar Singh Bhindranwale, the chief of the Bhindranwale Mehta Jatha. He had passed his M.A. in Punjabi from Khalsa College at Amritsar. After this he began research work for his Ph.D. thesis.

He was well versed in Gurbani and Sikh literature. He devoted whole of his life for Sikh missionary activities. Bhai Sahib Ji was a close companion of Sant Jarnail Singh Ji.

He was elected the President of the Sikh Students' Federation' on July 2, 1978. In 1979, he contested the election to the S.G.P.C. from the Beas constituency. The Punjab government used all illegitimate means to defeat him.

In 1982, he was arrested on false charges but released in 1984. On June 4, 1984, when the Indian army invaded Darbar Sahib, he fought bravely. He embraced martyrdom on June 7, 1984.