NEW DELHI, India—The first Delhi Fateh Memorial Park with statues of the three Sikh generals Baba Baghel Singh, Baba Jassa Singh Ramgarhia and Baba Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, who had conquered the Lal Qilla of Delhi in the 18th century, were dedicated to the Sikh community in a special religious program organized by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on March 10. The religious function was presided by the SGPC appointed Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh and Jathedar of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib Giani Raghbir Singh.
Addressing the gathering on this occasion, Giani Harpreet Singh and Giani Raghbir Singh hailed the efforts of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee for installing the statues of the great Sikh generals. They said that now the other communities will also get apprised of the tale of Delhi conquering by the great Sikh generals.
DSGMC’s leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa shed light on the efforts made by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee to get installed the statues of these great Sikh generals and to mark the centenaries. He rued that the Indian government doesn’t ever tell this fact in any government function at Lal Qila (Red Fort) who conquered the Red Fort first time in history.
DSGMC’s executive president Harmeet Singh Kalka said that by they have conveyed the message by installing the statues of great Sikh generals that the Sikhs will always remain in high morale.
SAD leader Balwinder Singh Bhoondarh said that though we are very less in number but still we have a great history.
Parliamentarian Pravesh Verma congratulated the Sikh community for getting installed these statues of the great Sikh generals. He said that the installation of these statues could become possible due to the tireless efforts of Manjinder Singh Sirsa.