Punjab

For Sarabha village, Ghadar flag reigns supreme over political parties

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2017-02-11 21:29

Originally published in the online version of the Tribune News Service, Feb 4th 2017

Article by Mahesh Sharma

The followers of Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha, who supported the Ghadar Revolution, want to keep the the Gadhar party flag high above other political flags in Sarabha village, even during the Assembly elections.

Police Let Loose Oppression in Patiala’s Charason and Balberah Villages on Peasants

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2012-06-20 16:08

Today hundreds of policemen with police officials accompanied the higher officials of panchayat and development department and revenue officials and other state officials to wrest land from the peasants who have been cultivating it for the last four to five decades. The police suddenly descended on the village in great numbers to forcibly take possession of the lands of poor peasants without informing the elected panchayat and people of the village as usually is the norm. The police resorted to firing and lathicharge when a large crowd of people from Balberah and Charason villages and adjoining villages assembled to resist acquisition. The injured includes women too. The police attacked people two times in a span of one and half an hour. The resistance of the people continued for about two hours.

Shaheed Bhola Singh Gurusar remembered in a mass rally

Submitted by admin on Sat, 2008-06-21 11:30

On June 21, 2008, the Lok Raj Sangathan (Punjab) organised a stirring public function on the School grounds in the village of Gurusar Jagah, in memory of Shaheed Bhola Singh.  Over a thousand women, men and children from the nearby villages and towns participated in this function, which began at dusk and went on till well past midnight.