Tara Singh Malhotra

Tara Singh Malhotra

Master Tara Singh (24 June 1885, Rawalpindi, Punjab – 22 November 1967, Chandigarh) was a prominent Sikh political and religious leader in the first half of the 20th century. He was instrumental in organising the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee, in organising Sikhs politically, and guided the Sikhs during the Partition of India, and later led their demand for a Sikh-majority state in Punjab, India. He was also among the founders of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad.

Read more about Tara Singh Malhotra:  Early Life, Public Service, SGPC and The Gurdwara Movement, Emergence As The Sole Spokesman of The Sikhs, Non Co-operation Movement and SGPC, Nehru Report and The Sikhs, Master Tara Singh Becomes Undisputed Leader of The Sikhs, Role in Civil Disobedience Movement, Communal Award and The Sikhs, Internal Brikerings, Relations With Patiala's Ruler, Master Tara Singh, The Unionists and The Congress, Clash With Unionists, Gurdwara Shahid Ganj Affair, Bad Relation With Muslims, Akali Dal Merges With Congress, Partition and Independence of India, in The Aftermath of World War II, Punjab State

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