GURBAKHSH SIṄGH (also referred to as Bakhshash Siṅgh) and Bakhshīsh Siṅgh, Kalāl Sikhs of Bharovāl village in Amritsar district, were among the saṅgat or batch of Sikhs which led by Dunī Chand came from the Mājhā in pursuance of Gurū Gobind Siṅgh's call to attend the historic assembly convened at Anandpur on 30 March 1699. They received, on that occasion of the creation of the Khālsā, pāhul or initiatory vows. Both Gurbakhsh Siṅgh and Bakhshīsh Siṅgh remained at Anandpur to serve the Gurū and took part in the battles of Lohgaṛh and Nirmohgaṛh.


    Kuir Siṅgh, Gurbilās Pātshāhī 10. Patiala, 1968

Major Gurmukh Siṅgh (Retd.)