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Handal Jat of the village Jandiala was born in Samvat 1630. He was married to Uttami daughter of Hamza Chahal and they had a son named Bidhi Chand.
Bhai Handal was a devout Sikh of Guru Amar Das . Guru Amardas blessed him with a 'Manji' for his devotion and preaching of Sikhism and for carrying on with the tradition of langar. The name of his village was hence called 'Guru ka Jandiala' . All the time Handal used to pronounce the word 'Niranjan-Niranjan', because of it his followers were called 'Niranjanias'. Handal died in Samvat 1705.
Handal's son 'Bidhi Chand' was a nefarious person and he corrupted the 'Janam Sakhi' of Guru Nanak by altering many sakhis. Also he is responsible for altering the date of birth of Guru Nanak from 'Vaisakh to Katak'.
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