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Mazhabi - Reputation As Soldiers - Akalis
... Historically the Akalis were a religious warrior order created by the tenth Guru of the Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh ... Guru Gobind Singh and the Mazhabis formed the majority of the Akali Nihang ranks throughout the Guru's period, and even throughout the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh ... The Akalis were unruly and hard to control and the Sikh Misl chiefs feared them ...
Tara Singh Malhotra - Relations With Patiala's Ruler
... Sardar Sewa Singh Thikriwala was an accused in the 'Akali Leaders Case' and was one of those who had refused to purchase their release conditionally ... He had broadened the scope of the Akali movement in Patiala state by disseminating the Akali ideology to the peasantry ... In fact, the Akali activities assumed wide ramifications after the Parja Mandal and the Tenants Movement joined hands with the Akalis ...
Tara Singh Malhotra - SGPC and The Gurdwara Movement - Morcha Guru Ka Bagh
... government, after the 'Keys Affair', started taking repressive measures against the Akalis from a sense of humiliation, the mahant again reverted to his ... Prabandhak Committee started sending jathas of five Akalis everyday to Guru-Ka-Bagh from Amritsar ... More than 200 Akalis were arrested by 25 August ...
Tara Singh Malhotra - Emergence As The Sole Spokesman of The Sikhs
... on the understanding to be given by the Akalis that they would agree to work for the Gurdwara Act ... The Shiromani Akali Dal and the executive declared conditions imposed for the release of prisoners as wholly unnecessary, unjust and derogatory ... Among the prominent Akalis, Mehtab Singh and Giani Sher Singh along with twenty other Akali leaders accepted the conditional release ...
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee - History - Gurdwara Act of 1925
... Hailey presented a draft of a new Gurdwara Bill to the Akali leaders imprisoned in Lahore fort ... The bill met all the Akali demands and was passed into law on July 28, 1925 by the Governor General of India after its ratification by the Punjab legislative council ... the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and other Akali organs as unlawful associations and recognized the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee as a ...