Sikh Kuka Martyrs

Context: Under the aegis of Sri Satguru Udhay Singh Ji, a state-level function is being organised to pay glowing tributes to 66 Sikh Kuka Martyrs.

  • Sikh Kuka Martyrs were blown by the canons in 1872 for revolting against the British rule, on Namdhari Kuka Martyrdom day.

About Kuka Movement

  • The Kuka Movement marked the first major reaction of the people in Punjab to the new political order initiated by the British after 1849.
  • The Namdhari Movement, of which the Kuka Movement was the most important phase, aimed at overthrowing the British rule.

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