TEJĀ SIṄGH, BHĀĪ (1896-1921), one of the Nankāṇā Sāhib martyrs, was born in the month of Assū 1953 Bk/ September-October 1896, the son of Bhāī Mīhāṅ Siṅgh and Mātā Prem Kaur of Thothīāṅ, district Amritsar. The family later migrated to Chakk No. 10 Thothīāṅ in Sheikhūpurā district (now in Pakistan). In the village, he had learnt enough Gurmukhī to be able to read the Gurū Granth Sāhib. He had also received the vows of the Khālsā. He also served the army for a brief period. He was among those from his village who had volunteered to take part in the liberation of gurdwārās in Nankāṇā Sāhib. As a member of the group of Bhāī Lachhmaṇ Siṅgh Dhārovālī it was his privilege to lay down his life inside Gurdwārā Jānam Asthān on 20 February 1921.
Gurcharan Siṅgh Giānī