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Today, the Sikh community all over the world, including Pakistan, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of Saka Nankana Sahib.The Nankana massacre (or Saka Nankana) took place in Nankana Sahib gurdwara on 20 February 1921.
More than 260 Sikhs were killed, including children as young as seven, by the Udasi Custodian Mahant Narayan Das and his mercenaries. The event forms an important part of Sikh history.
Shaheedi Saka Nankana Sahib Feb. 1921
Gurudwara Janam Asthan Birth place of Sri Guru Nanak Dev
Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak DevCentral gate of Gurdwara Janam Asthan Nankana SahibSikhs gathered in small groups ready to die and embrace martyrdom to free Sri Nankana Sahib from the clutches of Mahant Narain Das. Laser fountain, administrative block inaugurated at Gurdwara Janam Asthan on October 11, 2019 Dr. Aamer Ahmed, Chairman, ETPB, was chief guest and Satwant Singh, president, PSGPC, and other members were also present.
The Sikh community is all set to observe the Saka Nankana Sahib event from February 19 to 21 India denies permission for Sikh pilgrims to visit Pakistan in 20121Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) visit the place on February 20