Some articles on kirpans, kirpan:

Tara Singh Malhotra - Gurdwara Shahid Ganj Affair - Creates Tension Between Sikhs and Muslims (Kirpan Da Morcha)
... the Sikhs but also against the government, the Punjab government decided to exempt small kirpans from the provisions of the Arms Act, but put a ban on the ... Akali Dal pass resolutions, requesting the government remove restrictions on full-sized kirpans ... The morcha called the 'Kirpan da Morcha' under Master Tara Singh started on 1 January 1936 when a jatha left Amritsar for Lahore ...