- Sep 16, 2004
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The ‘Antim Ardas’ performed
The ‘Antim Ardaas’ (last prayer) for Jathedar Asa Singh, Bhai Jagdish Singh, Karamjit Singh and Bhajan Singh was performed on Monday, October 1st in Patiala city, Punjab, India. All of them were relatives of Baba Balbir Singh Akali of Budhha Dal. Jathedar Asa Singh was father, Bhai Bhajan Singh and Bhai Jagdish Singh were brothers and Karamjit Singh was nephew of Baba Balbir Singh Akali. (Related news item: The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News)
In the congregation, Jathedar Santa Singh, the chief of Budhha Dal, gave turban to Baba Balbir Singh and appointed him the Jathedar (chief) of Budhha Dal. Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib Ji Giani Joginder Singh, Jathedar of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Patna Sahib, Giani Iqbal Singh Ji, Jathedar Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib Giani Tarlochan Singh, Jathedar of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Giani Balwant Singh Nandgarh presented turbans to Baba Balbir Singh and thus recognized him as the Chief of Budhha Dal. Sant Hari Singh Randhawe Wale, Jathedar Man Singh ‘Marhian Wale’, Prem Singh Chandumajra, Nihang Niddar Singh (Shastra-Vidya Ustad from UK) and many other well known personalities gave turbans to Balbir Singh Akali.
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Myself with Baba Balbir Singh Akali
Myself with Nihang Niddar Singh (Shastra-Vidya Ustad)