Today is the birthday of Sardar Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, who was to be known as Sultan-ul-Nation in the Sikh community. Sardar Jassa Singh, the great hero of Sikh history, was born on 3 May, 1718, in the village of Ahlu, Lahore, in the house of Sardar Badar Singh. Jassa Singh was four when his father died. Jassa Singh’s mother took them to Delhi with Mata Sundari. Being influenced by Bal Jassa Singh’s Rabindranath Kirtan and service, Mata Sundari ji kept Jassa Singh with him, after which Jassa Singh was in Delhi for almost seven years.
Under the supervision of Mata Sundar Kaur Ji, she received education, farsi, mathematics and religious education. 7 years later, according to Mata Sundari ji’s orders, he was sent to Punjab, where he came in contact with Nawab Kapur Singh and the young man Jassa Singh was considered to be Nurab Kapoor Singh as his religion’s son and a skilled warrior in horse riding, archery, Made On the 29th of March 1748, the misls of the entire nation were formed to collect Sikh power. Jassa Singh was elected joint leader of all the misls along with the head of the Ahluwalia misl, and the group of all misls was called Dal Khalsa, so he was the head of Dal Khalsa.
Under his leadership, Sikh troops sailed many campaigns. Jassa Singh Ahluwalia fought for 50 years of his life with the Mughals and won most of the victory. In 1746, during the large sloganeering of Kahnuwan in the Chhota Ghallughara and in 1762, there were Bahadar generals Sardar Jassa Singh and Nawab Kapoor Singh who took the fists with Mughals. In 1777, Jassa Singh Ahluwalia conquered Kapurthala and made him the capital of Khalsa.
On 11 March 1783, Dal Khalsa, led by great fighters Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, Baba Baghel Singh, Jassa Singh Ramgarhia and Tara Singh Gheba, won the Khalsa flag at the Red Fort by conquering Delhi and the one who sat on Delhi and the throne. Jassa Singh Ahluwalia became the Sultan-ul-Nom. After the martyrdom of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, Jassa Singh Ahluwalia has emerged as the greatest hero of the time when he is on the torture of Sikhs. He created history of valor, fearlessness, calmness and sadness.
Jassa Singh defeated the Mughal rulers like Nadarshah, Mir Mannu, Zakariya Khan, Adin Baig, Salabat Khan, and even then attacked the Asia’s biggest rider and Ahmad Shah Abdali. He swore Delhi with his sword, and gave the state of Punjab the heirs of Punjab, which is why the Sikh misls ruled Kangra, Multan, Saharanpur and Attock. Apart from this, the present building of Sri Harmandir Sahib was also raised. Jassa Singh Ahluwalia had built, gold service was later given by Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Sher-E-Punjab.
Jassa Singh had conquered both the great cities that had glorified Sikh Gurus, Lahore and Delhi, and again won the Sirhind, Karam gave the name of Sirhind to Sahibzada Fateh Singh in the name of Fatehgarh Sahib Jassa Singh. Jassa Singh was the Jathedar of Buddha Dal, Sultan-ul-Kum, chief of Dal Khalsa and Sri Akal Takhat Sahib at the same time. In the memory of that great warrior, the Government of India had issued a postage stamp in 1985, but no memorial has been created till now. Sardar Jassa Singh Ahluwalia had spent his last time at Darbar Sahib, died on 20 October 1783 at Amritsar, and his last cremation was done at the historic Gurdwara Baba Atal Roy, where the events are organized every year.