Battle of Kiratpur

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Gurdwara Jhanda Sahib where battle took place
Battle of Kiratpur

Date:
Location : Kharar to Kiratpur Route
Reason : Kidnapping Wife of a Brahmin

Combatants/Commanders
Guru Hargobind & 25 Sikhs Hakims of Ropar

Results
Guru Hargobind Ji Won, Fled Away

The Battle of Kiratpur was the final skirmish fought between the rulers of Ropar and Guru Hargobind ji. The battle preceding Battle of Padiala.

Reason

When guru ji was in the area of Powad on his way to kiratpur after leaving kurukshetra some hostile local rulers and pathans of ropar were planning an attack on guru sahib. But some Sikhs of the area got word of their plans and were able to thwart the planned ambush by attacking them first. When Guru ji reached the place (known as padiala) he gave blessings to the martyred sikhs.

After seeing to the fallen Sikhs cremations Guru ji moved toward Brahmin majra where he was approached by a brahmin's whose new wife had been taken in the wedding palki by some local Muslim rulers up to there all to common mischief.

Battles By Guru Har Gobind

Battle of Amritsar || Battle Of Hargobindpur || Battle Of Gurusar || Battle Of Kartarpur || Battle Of Kiratpur


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