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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