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Shaheedi Jor Mela

All the staff members of Prabhat International Public School, Dakala, Patiala joined in Shaheedi Jor Mela began at Gurudwara Fateh Garh Sahib, in Fatehgarh Sahib district of Punjab under the guidance of Ms. Ritu Arora, Principal of Prabhat International Public School, Dakala, Patiala. The martyrdom of Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh youngest sons, of the 10th Sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh who were entombed alive in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Lakhs of devotees paid their obeisance at the historic gurdwaras to mark the martyrdom day. The background of the Mela is that Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh were imprisoned by Wazir Khan, a Mughal governor of Sirhind (Now it is Fatehgarh Sahib district). After their imprisonment, they were forced to change their religion by the governor. But they refused and stuck their faith in Sikhism. They were entombed alive and killed on 26 December 1705 at Sirhind. Mela Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib marks the site of their live entombment. The first day of the Mela is observed purely in religious spirits. In the three days Jor Mela lakhs of devotees pay their obeisance at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib and Gurdwara Jyoti Swarup Events: Nearby villagers organize langar for the devotees.

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