Date: 10 Apr 2012


NEWS ITEM IN URDU PUBLISHED IN THE DAILY AJIT, LAHORE \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ dated March 30, 1946 \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ English Translation \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ ROUSING RECEPTION IN MULTAN FOR LIEUTENANT SARDAR SADHU SINGH AND LIEUTENANT UJAGAR SINGH OF INDIAN NATIONAL ARMY (From own correspondent) \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Heroic example of Akall Phula Singh vs. the spirit of INA. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Multan 29 March: Upon release from prison, Lt. Sardar Sadhu Singh, Lt. Sardar Ujagar Singh INA, arrived in Gurdwara Bhai Dayal ji in Multan for a rousing reception. The congregation put flower garlands around their necks amidst loud cries of Sat Sri Akal. Both the brave Sikh officers were in perfect Sikh form and shape. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ In their speeches they paid tribute to the founders of INA, General Sardar Mohan Singh and NetaJi Subliash Chandra Bose and narrated their glorious deeds and declared that they were willing to pay any price and make any sacnifice for the independence of their country. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ They said, the sacrifices and deeds of Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa and Akali Phula Singh and other brave patriots had always served as a guiding torch. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Lt. Ujagar Singh of village Bhangal, Police Station Abohar, District Ferozepur and Lt. Sadhu Singh, resident of village Barwa, Police Station Ration, District Jalandhar were dismissed from army on February 11, 1946 and were released from Multan Camp. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ But as they returned to say good bye to their friends, they were re- arrested and charged under Criminal Code. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Sardar Nanak Singh, Pleader, General Secretary Multan Akali Jatha pleaded their case at court voluntarily. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ The Diwan (congregation) demanded immediate release of General Mohan Singh, Captain Shingara Singh and Capt. Abdul Rashid and asked the authorities to place Capt. Shingara Singh in a better category than Category C at jail. =============================== 000000000